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About the Director

Ahmed Diop

Biography: Ahmed Diop was born in Senegal. His professional life is not that of a “normal” director, as he has been an engineer and a pilot. La Pirogue de ma mémoire (The Voyage of Memory – 1993) was his first film as a director. He won the TV5 Best Documentary Award at the Namur International […]

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Alice Diop

Biography: In 2011, Alice Diop’s feature documentary Danton’s Death won the Library Award at the Cinéma du Réel Festival as well as the Etoile de la Scam 2012 Award. Shot in 2015, Towards Tenderness did its World Premiere at Creteil Women International Film Festival and its US Premiere at NYAFF. Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs: Towards […]

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Phybia Dlamini

Biography: A graduate of the Newtown Film and Television School, Phybia Dlamini is a South African director, documentary filmmaker, film editor, photographer and activist who worked in television, film and NGOs that addressed many social issues. Her films (including Outlaw Culture, Cape Town, Mosadi Wa Rasta, Africa Rising, Morning After, A Kind of Language) have […]

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Mark Dornford-May

Biography: Mark Dornford-May (born 29 May 1955) is a British-born South African theatre and film director. He worked in theater in England for 25 years and founded Broomhill Opera. Mesmerized by the talent he had witnessed in South Africa, he returned in 2000 with Charles Hazlewood to create a new theatre company in Cape Town. […]

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Blair Doroshwalther

Biography: Blair Doroshwalther is a documentary filmmaker and a community activist. With her debut film Metsi (2003), her ultimate goal was to create international awareness and consistent funding for Orange Farm, a South Africa community facing a water crisis. In 2004 she was nominated for the Directors Guild of America’s East Coast Female Student Award […]

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Nguxi Dos Santos

Biography: Born January 22, 1960, in Nzeto, northern Zaire province, Nguxi dos Santos was a war reporter in TPA between 1979 and 1989, having belonged to the Department of Cinema Political Directorate FAPLA. Between 1981 and 1982 he filmed the battle of Cahama – a conflict between the Angolan and South African army – and, in […]

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Andrew Dosunmu

Biography: Raised and educated in Nigeria, Andrew Dosunmu began his career as a design assistant at the fashion house of Yves Saint-Laurent. He has subsequently worked as a Creative Director and fashion photographer, whose images have appeared in a variety of international magazines. Besides a flourishing career in photography, Dosunmu is also active in film […]

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Elizabeth Dougherty

Also Known As: Libby Dougherty Biography: After completing a Masters in Film and Television Production at Bristol University Libby Dougherty began working in the South African television industry predominately as a writer. She has written and story lined for a number of drama series including Zone 14, Jacob’s Cross, Hopeville, Tempy Pushas and Isibaya. She began directing […]

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Cheik Doukouré

Biography: Cheik Doukouré was born in Kankan, Guinea in 1943. After studying in Conakry, he moved to Paris in 1964, where he earned a degree of modern literature from the Sorbonne in 1968. An accomplished actor, he has appeared in numerous stage plays and films. He worked with directors like Audiard, Mocky, and Girod. On […]

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Adama Drabo

Biography: Adama Drabo was born in Bamako, Mali in 1948. While teaching primary school, he began writing for the theater. In 1979, he entered Mali’s Centre National de Production Cinématographique (CNPC) and later served as Cheick Oumar Sissoko’s assistant director on two films, Nyamanton and Finzan. In 1988, Drabo directed his own short film, Nieba, […]

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Roberval Duarte

Biography: Roberval Duarte is a Brazilian filmmaker. He graduated with a degree in cinema at the Federal Fluminense University and coordinated the cinema and video department of the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rota de Colisão (Collision Course – 1999) was his debut in filmmaking, for which he was nominated […]

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Mickey Dube

Also Known As: Mickey Madoda Dube Biography: Mickey Madoda Dube is an international award winning Film, TV and TV Commercials Director/Producer. As a Fulbright Scholar at the notable USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, his films include documentaries, TV Drama, Reality shows, music, etc. Sobukwe: A Great Soul won the Amnesty International Documentary […]

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Jacques Dubuisson

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs: Imûhar (). Filmography: Specola (1980); The Laws of Hospitality (1980); Film for Resistance (1980); Rea el, The Forgotten Vizir (1991); After Rain (1995); Imûhar (1997); Brundibar (2014). […]

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François Ducat

Biography: François Ducat has resided in Brussels for a few decades and it is there that he started making documentaries. In 1984 he was accepted at the INSAS (a prestigious Belgian film school) to study film. His love of Belgium made him decide to take that nationality in 2004. (Source: http://www.unaff.org/2010/f_north.html) Films Shown in AFF, […]

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Henri Duparc

Biography: Henri Duparc was born in 1941 in Forecariah, Guinea. He studied cinema in Belgrade and at the Institut des Hautes Études Cinématographiques (IDHEC) in Paris before settling in the Ivory Coast. While working for the Société Ivoirienne de Cinéma (SIC), Duparc made seven documentaries and his first fictional film, Mouna ou le Rêve d’un […]

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Roberta Durrant

Biography: Roberta Durrant is a creative director/producer of television and film. She has created and directed/produced several long running, award winning drama series and sitcoms for South African broadcasters. She also has a reputation in the industry for training and mentoring many aspiring writers, directors, editors and producers. Roberta is probably best known to South […]

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Thierry Dushimirimana

Biography: Dushimirimana Thierry is a filmmaker based in Rwanda where he has done work for the Rwanda Film Festival. Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:  A Love Letter To My Country (2008). Filmography: A Love Letter To My Country (2006). […]

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Laurence Dworkin

Biography: Laurence Dworkin entered the film industry as a freelance editor in 1977 and worked on a variety of documentaries and dramas. In 1978 he worked on independent documentaries for the emerging Trade Union Movement, which included The Sun Will Rise and FOSATU. In 1985 Dworkin co-founded Video News Service and the Afravision Video Collective, […]

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Maurice A. Dwyer

Biography: Maurice A. Dwyer, originally from Mt. Vernon, NY, received his B.A. in filmmaking from Temple University. As an actor, he’s appeared in many stage plays, independent films and guest starred in the CBS drama Now and Again, for which he was submitted for Emmy consideration. His directing credits include For Charity’s Sake (2001), the […]

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