Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Haile Gerima
  • Biography: Haile Gerima is an award-winning and critically acclaimed independent filmmaker. Born in Ethipia, he is perhaps best known as the writer, producer, and director of the 1993 film Sankofa. What inspires the filmmaker is a tireless devotion to … read more»

  • Dyana Gaye
  • Biography: Dyana Gaye was born in Paris in 1975. After majoring in film studies at the University of Paris VIII in France, she won the Louis Lumière – Villa Médicis grant in 1999 for her script Une femme pour Souleymaneread more»

  • Leon Gast
  • Biography: Leon Gast is known for making such seminal documentaries as Hell’s Angels Forever and the Oscar-winning chronicle of the 1974 landmark fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, When We Were Kings. He is especially noted for presenting … read more»

  • Debs Paterson
  • Also Known As: Debs Gardner-Paterson

    Biography: Debs Paterson was born in Yorkshire and educated in Africa and India before studying for a degree, and gaining a reputation as a theatre director, at Cambridge University. Her first job after graduation was … read more»

  • Rasò Ganemtore
  • Biography: Rasò Ganemtore was born in 1971 in Burkina Faso, where he started working as a DP assistant and a cameraman, before becoming an actor. He went to Italy where he participated as an actor in many films including L’Albero read more»

  • Zézé Gamboa
  • Biography: Zézé Gamboa was born in Luanda, Angola, in 1955. Between 1974 and 1980 he directed television programs, and in 1984 he graduated from Néciphone in Paris with a degree in sound engineering. He has directed numerous films and has … read more»

  • USA Galadima
  • Also Known As: U.S.A. Galadima / Usa Galadima

    Biography: USA Galadima was born in 1953. He started his broadcast career with Nigerian Television Kaduna in 1973, and then travelled to the United States to study and work in the television … read more»

  • Samba Gadjigo
  • Biography: Samba Gadjigo (writer/producer/director) is the world’s foremost expert on the career of Ousmane Sembène. He was the official biographer of the late filmmaker, and acted as Sembène’s agent in the United States. Born and raised in Senegal, Gadjigo was … read more»

  • Ian Gabriel
  • Biography: Ian Gabriel’s career began at Johannesburg’s famous multi-racial theatre venue, Dorkay House. It was in this intriguing setting that a fascination with performance drew Ian into film where he worked as a producer before launching himself as a commercials … read more»