Monthly Archives: May 2013

  • Rigoberto López
  • Also Known As: Rigoberto López Pego

    Biography: Rigoberto López, who is from Cuba, has directed many documentaries, short and feature films. His numerous works have been very successful both to the public and critically in Cuba as abroad and have … read more»

  • Frantz Voltaire
  • Biography: Frantz Voltaire was born in Haiti in 1948. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History at Universidad de Chili, a Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science at Flacso in Chili, a Master of Arts (MA) in … read more»

  • Rigoberto López and Frantz Voltaire
  • Also Known As: Rigoberto López Pego

    Biography: Rigoberto López, who is from Cuba, has directed many documentaries, short and feature films. His numerous works have been very successful both to the public and critic, in Cuba as abroad and have … read more»

  • Leão Lopes
  • Biography: Born in 1948, in Cape Verde, Leão Lopes has created numerous documentaries about the arts of his home. He studied Visual Arts and Design at the Lisbon University of Art (Portugal) and later served as a Professor of Visual … read more»

  • Nemo Librizzi
  • Biography: Nemo Librizzi is a New York City filmmaker whose training came from working alongside such directors as Jim Jarmusch and Julian Schnabel. Librizzi’s feature-length documentary, Lay Down Old Man (2005), explores two of America’s most notorious gangs: the Crips … read more»

  • Goddy Leye
  • Biography: Born in 1965 in Cameroon, Goddy Leye lived and worked in Douala, district of Bonendal, where in 2003 he founded the development center for contemporary experimental creation, ArtBakery. Goddy was also a founding member of the Prim’Art and Dreamers … read more»

  • Jack Lewis
  • Biography: Jack Lewis is a Cape Town-based producer and director. His documentaries, made by his production company Idol Pictures, have been broadcast locally and shown at numerous international film festivals. He has made several films on HIV/AIDS, including Beat It! read more»

  • Palesa Ka Letlaka
  • Also Known As: Palesa Letlaka-Nkosi / Palesa Ka Letlaka Nkosi

    Biography: Palesa Ka Letlaka is a documentary filmmaker, historian, and television commercials director working in South Africa. She trained under Spike Lee while in New York in the mid-eighties. The … read more»

  • Stephen Leeds
  • Biography: Stephen Leeds has been honored by the prestigious New York Film Society’s New Films / New Directors at the Museum of Modern Art. He founded SLC (Stephen Leeds Creative) in 2009 and has produced and directed numerous 50 television … read more»

  • Obafemi Bandele Lasode
  • Biography: Obafemi Bandele Lasode, an audiovisual specialist and filmmaker, is the Chief Executive Officer of Even-Ezra Nigeria Limited, and the Executive Producer of Afrika’n Vogue, the audio-visual production arm. Born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, on December 4, 1955, … read more»

  • Zeka Laplaine
  • Also Known As: José Zeka Laplaine / José Laplaine

    Biography: Zeka Laplaine was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). While studying business in Rome, he started to perform as an actor. He then studied acting … read more»

  • Leonid Maksimov and Yuri Yegorov
  • Biography: Leonid Maksimov was a writer and playwright. He was called by some a Dostoevsky of the 20th century and was also called “the hero of Soviet work“, winning much recognition. He came from a family of merchants. Maksimov … read more»