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If we don’t tell our own stories, no one else will

2013

Mira Nair

Mira Nair

Mira Nair is the rare, prolific filmmaker who fluidly moves between Hollywood and independent cinema. After several years of making documentary films, Mira Nair made a stunning entry on the world stage with her first feature, SALAAM BOMBAY! (1988), now hailed as a classic. It was the first Indian film to win the coveted Camera Read More

Michael Kelvin Ho

Micheal Kevin Ho

Michael graduated from the NFTS in 2006 and mainly works as a freelance film editor and assistant editor, sound recordist and occasionally as a camera operator. Michael is also a drummer and has a keen interest in sound design and music composition. He is the drummer in the band “Jess Marlowe and the Wild tracks” Read More

Peter Chappell

Peter Chappell

Peter Chappell has photographed, directed, & produced documentary & fiction films in Africa, Latin America & the Middle East. In Africa he worked on feature films as cinematographer for Babacar Samb & Samba Felix N’diaye, in Senegal, Gaitée Fofana, in Guinée, Djamel Sellani in Algeria & Madagascar. As a director he made a drama adapted Read More

4G Spirit

4G Spirit

Rahema Nanfuka, Maisha, 10 min 4G Spirit is a Bobi Wine Fan who sings Bobi Wine’s lyrics by the roadside to entertain people. Will he finally meet Bobi Wine?

Rastasophical

Rastasophical Mood

Arnold Aganze, Maisha, 13 min A story of a former child soldier Arnold Aganze from Congo who finds himself in Uganda. Arnold tries to integrate into the Ugandan community but discovers that he cannot. He is trying to come to terms with his past, a dark story from the time when the civil war in Read More

Documentary Lab 2013 – tree planting & last dinner

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Documentary Lab 2013 – Pitching

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4G Spirit

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Rastasophical

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Documentary Lab 2013 – first dinner

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