Tag: B

Ali Benkirane
  • Ali Benkirane
  • Biography: Benkirane was born in 1975. Deeply influenced by his multi-cultural heritage (Moroccan and Spanish), Ali Benkirane was inspired to study cinema at the ESRA in Paris, where he received his graduate degree in 1998. Thereafter, he began his career … read more»

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  • Khaled Benaïssa
  • Biography: Khaled Benaïssa was born in 1978 in Annaba, Algeria. He spent much of his childhood in a theater alongside his father, an actor. He became passionate about set design while studying architecture, and during his studies he devoted much … read more»

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  • Neïl Beloufa
  • Biography: Algerian and French, Neïl Beloufa was born in 1985 in Paris, France. He studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris, and was a member of the … read more»

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  • Fernando Belens
  • Biography: Fernando Belens, a Bahian director and screenwriter, has made ​​19 films in super-8, 16, and 35mm starting from the early 70s. Among these stand out the experimental Anil (1989), a cine-poem about the work of Salvadorian washerwomen, which received … read more»

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  • Jean-Pierre Bekolo
  • Biography: Jean-Pierre Bekolo was born in Yaounde, Cameroon in 1966 and is now known to subvert the conventions and didacticism of African film and literature with an aesthetic that “tosses it all merrily together”. He has taught film at Virginia … read more»

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  • Jan-Hendrik Beetge
  • Biography: Jan-Hendrik Beetge is a passionate and dedicated commercials and narrative filmmaker, writer and photographer. After the international success of his first film, Triomfeer, Beetge became esteemed in the industry as a director truly dedicated to his craft and … read more»

fritzbaumann
  • Fritz Baumann
  • Biography: Fritz Baumann was born in 1950 in Brannenburg, Germany. From 1973-1977, he studied at the Academy of Television & Film (HFF/M) in Munich. Since 1976, he has been working as an independent producer, director, recording supervisor and film editor. … read more»

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  • Axel Baumann
  • Biography: Axel Baumann is an Emmy Award-winning cinematographer and director who lives in New York City. In 2005, Axel received his first Emmy nomination for Liberia: An Uncivil War, directed by Jonathan Stack and broadcast on Discovery/Times. In 2008, … read more»

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  • Moussa Yoro Bathily
  • Also Known As: Moussa Bathily

    Biography: Moussa Yoro Bathily was born in 1946 in Bakel, Senegal. He made several provocative documentaries, including award-winning films Tiyabu Biru (Circumcision) in 1978, and Le Certificat d’indigence (1981). He also worked as … read more»

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  • Jean-François Bastin
  • Biography: Jean-François Bastin was born in 1948, and has a degree in Roman Philosophy and History of Art. He worked in the Belgian Radio and Television of the French Community (RTBF) for 28 years as a jounralist and documentary filmmaker. … read more»

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  • Jean-François Bastin and Isabelle Christiaens
  • Biography: Jean-François Bastin was born in 1948, and has a degree in Roman Philosophy and History of Art. He worked in the Belgian Radio and Television of the French Community (RTBF) for 28 years as a jounralist and documentary filmmaker.… read more»

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  • Jenna Bass
  • Also Known As: Jenna Cato Bass

    Biography: Jenna Bass is a director, writer, and photographer born in 1987 and living in Cape Town, South Africa. She is a graduate (2007) of AFDA film school, Cape Town. She has worked as … read more»

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  • Mariano Bartolomeu
  • Biography: Originally from Angola’s capital city, Luanda, Mariano Bartolomeu has lived in a handful of different countries, including Italy, Cuba, and the United States. In 1991, he graduated with a BA in Film and Television as director at the Escuela … read more»

Shelley-Barry
  • Shelley Barry
  • Biography: Born and raised in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Shelley Barry completed graduate studies in English and Drama at the University of Cape Town and University of the Western Cape. She has worked extensively as a disability rights activist, … read more»

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  • Paola Barreto
  • Also Known As: Paola Barreto Leblanc

    Biography: Paola Barreto is a visual artist, researcher and lecturer. As a filmmaker she has received awards in Oberhausen and Buenos Aires and has exhibited her films at the Havana, It’s All True and … read more»

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  • Sean Barlow
  • Biography: Sean Barlow is the creator and producer of public radio’s Afropop Worldwide, the first nationally syndicated series in the US media to introduce the American public to the music and culture of contemporary Africa and the African Diaspora. … read more»

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  • Sean Barlow and Banning Eyre
  • Biography: Sean Barlow is the creator and producer of public radio’s Afropop Worldwide, the first nationally syndicated series in the US media to introduce the American public to the music and culture of contemporary Africa and the African Diaspora. … read more»

johnbarker
  • John Barker
  • Biography: John Barker was born in Durban, South Africa. He studied graphic design at ML Sultan in Durban. After working as a graphic designer in Cape Town, he made a career change and began working in the film industry. He … read more»

Bamporiki
  • Edouard Bamporiki
  • Biography: Edouard Bamporiki is an award-winning filmmaker, actor and poet. As a young Rwandan artist, he has received national and international attention for his stories of hope, unity and reconciliation. Bamporiki was born in a small village in the Western … read more»

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  • Sammy Baloji
  • Biography: Sammy Baloji, who was born in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, in 1978, graduated with a degree in letters from the University of Lubumbashi. He was interested in comics before turning to photography and video. Sammy Baloji won two … read more»