Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Julie Henderson, Thulani Mokoena, and Donne Rundle
  • Biography: Henderson, Mokoena, and Rundle are members of the Direct Cinema Workshop, a group trained by the French association Varan. This facility provides basic film knowledge over a three-month training period and creates work opportunities within a broad cross-section of … read more»

  • Oliver Hermanus
  • Biography: The Cape Town-born Oliver Hermanus holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film, Media and Visual Studies. After graduating, he worked as a press photographer with a national news agency in South Africa. He completed his Master of Arts … read more»

  • Roger Hawkins
  • Biography: Roger Hawkins was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe. In 1993, Hawkins resigned his job as a math teacher and took the brave step of hiring the largest theatre in Zimbabwe for the purpose of staging a musical he … read more»

  • Thomas Allen Harris
  • Biography: Raised in the Bronx and Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania, Thomas Allen Harris is an award-winning filmmaker and cultural warrior, whose documentary films, installations, and experimental videos have been featured in venues across the international landscape on television, at festivals, museums, and … read more»

  • Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
  • Biography: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun was born in Chad in 1963. He studied film at the Conservatoire Libre du Cinéma in Paris, and went on to study journalism at Bordeaux I.U.T. (Technical Institute). He worked for several years in the press and … read more»

  • Katrin Hansing
  • Biography: Dr. Katrin Hansing received her Ph.D. from the University of Oxford and is the author of numerous publications including the book Rasta, Race, and Revolution: The Emergence and Development of the Rastafari Movement in Socialist Cuba (2006). She has … read more»

  • Jeremy Handler
  • Biography: Jeremy Handler graduated Cum Laude from the Theatre Film & Television School at UCLA. While a student, he wrote and directed the award-winning Strangers and Neighbors, a 16mm short film. On returning to South Africa, he was selected … read more»

  • Michael Hammon
  • Biography: Born in South Africa in 1955, Michael Hammon graduated with a degree in Painting and Photography from the University of Cape Town in 1978. He worked in advertising and as a news cameraman before attending the German Film & … read more»

  • Divita Wa Lusala
  • Also Known As: Dividi Divita Wa Lusala

    Biography: Divita Wa Lusula was born in Kinshasa, DRC on September 3, 1973. He worked for the Congolese state television station RTNC from 1996 to 1999 and for the private broadcaster AA1 from … read more»

  • Dieudo Hamadi
  • Biography: Dieudo Hamadi was born in Kisangani, DRC on February 22, 1984 and studied bio-medicine from 2005 to 2008. Since 2002, he has completed several documentary film workshops and video editing courses and has worked as an editor, producer, and … read more»

  • Dieudo Hamadi and Divita Wa Lusala
  • Also Known As: Dividi Divita Wa Lusala

    Biography: Dieudo Hamadi was born in Kisangani, DRC on February 22, 1984 and studied bio-medicine from 2005 to 2008. Since 2002, he has completed several documentary film workshops and video editing courses and … read more»

  • Djo Tunda Wa Munga
  • Biography: Djo Tunda Wa Munga was born in 1972 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the the Congo. He went to the National Film School of Belgium, INSAS in his early twenties. After living in Europe, he returned to the DRC … read more»

  • Khaled Hafez
  • Biography: Khaled Hafez was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1963 where he still lives and works. He studied medicine and followed the evening classes of the Cairo Fine Arts in the eighties. After getting a medical degree in 1987 and … read more»

  • Omelga Mthiyane
  • Biography: Omelga Mthiyane was born on May 19, 1977, in Inanda, just outside Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. She studied video technology at the Durban University of Technology, and graduated in 2000. In 2001 she was selected for the Encounters Documentary Laboratory where … read more»

  • Marianne Gysae
  • Biography: Marianne Gysae was born in 1955 in Hamm, Westphalia in Germany. She holds a master’s degree in Media Education from the PH in Freiburg (University of Education) and trained in conflict resolution in Birmingham, England. She has been involved … read more»

  • Riaan Hendricks
  • Biography: Riaan Hendricks was born in Cape Town in November 1975. He studied philosophy and psychology at the University of Western Cape. He is a self-taught filmmaker, and has taken a short course in film production. He has worked as … read more»

  • Marianne Gysae, Riaan Hendricks and Omelga Mthiyane
  • Biography: Marianne Gysae was born in 1955 in Hamm, Westphalia in Germany. She holds a master’s degree in Media Education from the PH in Freiburg (University of Education) and trained in conflict resolution in Birmingham, England. She has been involved … read more»

  • Catherine Gund
  • Also Known As: Catherine Saalfield

    Biography: An Emmy Award-nominated producer, director, writer and organizer, Catherine started the production company Aubin Pictures in 1996. Her media work — which focuses on arts and culture, sexuality and gender, reproductive health and rights, … read more»

  • Sérgio Guerra

  • Biography:
    A Brazilian photographer, advertising professional and cultural producer, Sérgio Guerra was born in Recife in 1961. He then moved to Rio de Janeiro, where he started his career in cinema and photography. In São Paulo, he started working in … read more»

  • Ada Gay Griffin
  • Biography: Ada Gay Griffin is an African-American activist working in electronic media and film production. She was formerly executive director of Third World Newsreel and works to ensure a flourishing future for producers of color in progressive media. She studied … read more»