Hugo Berkeley

Biography: Hugo Berkeley is a half-British, half-American film director based in London. His directing credits include: Land Rush, a film for the Why Poverty? series about industrial vs. small-scale farming in Africa; The Market Maker for PBS/WNET about agricultural development in Ethiopia; and A Normal Life, winner of the Tribeca Best Documentary award, about a group of young friends in post-war Kosovo. He co-produced the theatrical documentary Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love. Hugo Berkeley also works as a producer, director, and editor of television documentaries for channels including CNN, MTV, VH1, and Bravo. Passionate about harnessing media for social change, his work has been supported by Ford, MacArthur and Rockefeller Brothers Foundations and he has been recognized with a UN appointment.

(Source: AFF, Inc.)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Land Rush (2013 – Hugo Berkeley, Osvalde Lewat).

A Normal Life (2003 – Hugo Berkeley, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi);
Wide Angle – The Market Maker (2009);
Land Rush (2012 – Hugo Berkeley, Osvalde Lewat).