Monthly Archives: February 2013

  • Anita Khanna
  • Biography: Born in India, Anita Khanna studied screenwriting in London before moving to South Africa in 2003. She heads up development at Uhuru Productions where she has scripted a number of the company’s documentaries including award-winning film Born into Struggleread more»

  • Rehad Desai
  • Biography: Rehad Desai is a former political exile from South Africa, who returned to his home country in 1990. Desai entered the television and film industry as a producer and director in 1996. In 1997, he completed his master’s degree … read more»

  • Rehad Desai and Anita Khanna
  • Biography: Rehad Desai is a former political exile from South Africa, who returned to his home country in 1990. Desai entered the television and film industry as a producer and director in 1996. In 1997, he completed his master’s degree … read more»

  • Felix De Rooy
  • Biography: Felix De Rooy was born in 1952 in Curaçao, the Dutch Antilles and was raised in Curaçao, Suriname and Mexico. He was educated at the Free Academy of Psychopolis in The Hague, Netherlands and received a Master of Arts … read more»

  • Wondessen Deresse
  • Biography: Wondessen Deresse was born in 1978 in Northern Ethiopia, otherwise known as Wurgessa, and grew up in the capital, Addis Ababa. He completed high school in 1998 and joined Gem TV to train to be a filmmaker. He studied … read more»

  • Clarence Delgado
  • Biography: Clarence Delgado was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1953. After studying cinematography in Algeria and Portugal, he worked as the assistant to Ousmane Sembène, and most recently as assistant director on Guelwaar. Niiwam, his first feature film, … read more»

  • Eliane de Latour
  • Biography: Eliane de Latour, research director at the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research), anthropologist and film director began making documentary films after completing her thesis, alternating shoots in France and Africa whilst continuing to write. She then turned … read more»

  • Andile Genge
  • Biography: Andile Genge is a South African African documentary filmmaker. Two Moms: A Family Portrait was the first documentary he has co-directed for television. Genge began his career working at the age of 18, researching for Love Life Television productions … read more»

  • Luiz DeBarros
  • Biography: Luiz DeBarros is a South African award-winning filmmaker, writer, photographer, designer and creative director. He is a respected, multi-talented creative, working both in the entertainment and marketing fields, with considerable experience across multiple media; including film, television, internet, print … read more»

  • Luiz DeBarros and Andile Genge
  • Biography: Luiz DeBarros is a South African award-winning filmmaker, writer, photographer, designer and creative director. He is a respected, multi-talented creative, working both in the entertainment and marketing fields, with considerable experience across multiple media; including film, television, internet, print … read more»

  • Daniel Riesenfeld
  • Biography: Daniel Riesenfeld was born in California and is a graduate of UCLA film school. For several years he worked as a CBS photojournalist. Riesenfeld is known for his sensitive treatment of Third World themes.

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  • Peter Davis
  • Biography: Peter Davis founded Villon Films, which has been independently producing and distributing award-winning films since 1970. With a strong focus on socio-political documentary, the collection spans such issues as government, history, ecology, culture, health and science, women’s issues, biography, … read more»

  • Peter Davis and Daniel Riesenfeld
  • Biography: Peter Davis founded Villon Films, which has been independently producing and distributing award-winning films since 1970. With a strong focus on socio-political documentary, the collection spans such issues as government, history, ecology, culture, health and science, women’s issues, biography, … read more»

  • Ossie Davis
  • Biography: Civil rights activist, actor and director Ossie Davis was born on December 18, 1917, in Cogdell, Georgia. He studied both at Howard and Columbia University. Most of his career was spent acting, and he started that career in 1950, … read more»

  • Carlos Da Silva
  • Biography: Carlos da Silva was born in Setubal, Portugal. He studied in Paris under the direction of Luchino Visconti. He later worked in production in European cinema and was director of the MIPTV – the television market that takes place … read more»

  • Julie Dash
  • Biography: The Library of Congress has placed Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust in the National Film Registry; her feature film joins a select group of American films preserved as National Treasures. Julie Dash was born and raised in New … read more»

  • Abdoulaye Dao
  • Biography: Abdoulaye Dao was born in Burkina Faso and graduated in film directing from the INAFEC (Institut Africain d’Éducation Cinématographique) in Ouagadougou, then from the INA (Institut National Audiovisuel) in Paris, and also specialized in Cairo and Dakar. He then … read more»

  • Tsitsi Dangarembga
  • Biography: Tsitsi Dangarembga was born in Mutoko, Zimbabwe in 1959. She first made her name as a theatre writer/director and a novelist. She studied medicine at the University of Cambridge and psychology at the University of Zimbabwe before attending the … read more»

  • Tânia Cypriano
  • Also Known As: Tania Cypriano

    Biography: Tânia Cypriano has been working between the United States and her native Brazil for decades. Her films and videos have won international awards including Best Documentary at the Joseph Papp’s Festival Latino in New … read more»

  • Daouda Coulibaly
  • Biography: Daouda Coulibaly is a Malian French director. He grew up in Marseilles, France. After a few years in audiovisual editing, he opted to be a director, and then he made his first short film, A History of Independence, … read more»