Daniel Junge

Biography: Daniel Junge is an Oscar award winning documentary filmmaker. His first feature-length film, Chiefs, won the Grand Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival and broadcast nationally on PBS. His subsequent feature, Iron Ladies of Liberia, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and aired on over 50 broadcasters worldwide including PBS and the BBC. They Killed Sister Dorothy, his third feature film, won the Audience and Grand Jury Prizes at the South by Southwest Film Festival before broadcasting on HBO and earning a 2010 Emmy nomination for Best Investigative Journalism. Junge’s film The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short in 2010. His film Saving Face, also for HBO, won Best Documentary Short in 2012. In 2012, he was extended a membership invitation to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Junge is an alumnus of Cheyenne East High School and Colorado College.

(Sources:
http://savingfacefilm.com/about/directors-bios/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Junge)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Iron Ladies of Liberia (2008 – Daniel Junge, Siatta Scott Johnson);
Come Back to Sudan (2009 – Patti Bonnet, Daniel Junge).

Filmography:
Chiefs (2002);
We Are Phamaly (2003);
Big Blue Bear (2005);
Iron Ladies of Liberia (2007 – Daniel Junge, Siatta Scott Johnson);
They Killed Sister Dorothy (2008);
Come Back to Sudan (2008 – Patti Bonnet, Daniel Junge);
No Strings (2008);
The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner (2009);
One Day (2011);
Saving Face (2012 – Daniel Junge, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy);
Fight Church (2012 – Daniel Junge, Bryan Storkel);
Alpha Boys (2013).