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About the Director

Katrina Browne, Alla Kovgan and Jude Ray

Biography: Katrina Browne produced and directed Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, and founded the Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery. Prior to launching this film and family process, Katrina served as Outreach Planning Coordinator for the film adaptation of Anna Deavere Smith’s play Twilight: Los Angeles. Previously she […]

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Katrina Browne

Biography: Katrina Browne produced and directed Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, and founded the Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery. Prior to launching this film and family process, Katrina served as Outreach Planning Coordinator for the film adaptation of Anna Deavere Smith’s play Twilight: Los Angeles. Previously she […]

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Linda Goode Bryant

Biography: Linda Goode Bryant is an award-winning producer, writer, and director of experimental short films, videos, and documentaries. Bryant co-produced, directed, and edited Flag Wars (2003), a cinema vérité look at what happened in a working class black neighborhood over the course of 4 years as white gays moved to the area. Flag Wars won the jury award for Best […]

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Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras

Biography: Linda Goode Bryant is an award-winning producer, writer, and director of experimental short films, videos, and documentaries. Bryant co-produced, directed, and edited Flag Wars (2003), a cinema vérité look at what happened in a working class black neighborhood over the course of 4 years as white gays moved to the area. Flag Wars won […]

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Tony Buba

Biography: Tony Buba has made over thirty films including four feature films exploring working-class issues in and around his hometown since 1974. Buba began his career with “The Braddock Chronicles,” a dozen short documentary portraits of the stubborn signs of life in a dying mill town. Buba’s work has been showcased in one-person shows at The […]

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Charles Burnett

Biography: Charles Burnett is a writer-director whose work has received extensive honors. Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1944, his family soon moved to the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Burnett studied creative writing at UCLA before entering the University’s graduate film program. His thesis project, Killer of Sheep (1977), won accolades at film festivals and […]

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Martin Butler

Biography: Martin Butler migrated to Australia in 1981 and spent the next 25 years producing award winning documentary reports. In 2009 he teamed up with Bentley Dean to make Contact in the Western Desert of Australia. After Contact he produced First Footprints and Tanna, which won Best Feature Film of International Film Critics Week and Best […]

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David Čálek

Biography: Czech Director and Cinematographer David Čálek graduated from Prague’s heralded FAMU film school in 1989 and has shot and/or directed over 30 documentaries around the world for independent producers, TV broadcasters (Czech TV) and more. His documentary Heaven Hell was released theatrically in the Czech Republic and had its international festival premiere at SXSW 2011. […]

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Cheick Fantamady Camara

Biography: Cheick Fantamady Camara was born in Conakry, Guinea, in 1960. He studied screenwriting at the French Audiovisual National Institute, and subsequently filmmaking at the École Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière in Paris, France. He made his first short film, Konorofili (Anxiety) in 2000, followed by Bè Kunko (Everybody’s Problem) in 2004. In 2006, he made […]

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Márcio Câmara

Biography: Born in 1963, Câmara has a degree in cinema from SFSU, in California and has a masters degree in Cinema from UFF, in Niterói, Brazil. He has made several short and feature length films that have received national and international awards including, 162 Escadinha St. (2003) that received awards in Huesca, Spain and was chosen for Best Brazilian Documentary by the Brazilian Cinema Academy. […]

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Mohamed Camara

Biography: Mohamed Camara was born in Conakry, Guinea in 1959. He studied with Peter Brooks and Gabriel Grand at the American Center’s Atelier Blanche Salant in Paris. Besides participating in several theatrical and television projects, he has worked on numerous films, notably Ousmane Sembène’s Camp de Thiaroye and Marco Ferreri’s La Casa Del Sorriso. In […]

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Marcel Camus

Biography: Marcel Camus (21 April 1912 – 13 January 1982) was a French film director. He is best known for Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus), which won the Palme d’Or at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival and the 1960 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Camus was born in Chappes, Ardennes, France and died in […]

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Fabio Caramaschi

Biography: Author, photographer and director, Fabio Caramaschi is a graduate in Philosophy of Language from the Sapienza University of Rome. As a still photographer for film and reportage, he has created ​​numerous monographic exhibitions and publications. After spending time working on his first anthropological and ethnological films produced by the National Museum of Arts and […]

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Margarida Cardoso

Biography: Margarida Cardoso was born in Portugal in 1963. She studied Image and Audiovisual Communication at the Antonio Arroio School, from which she received her diploma. Between 1983 and 1996 she worked as a script editor and assistant director on more than 40 Portuguese and international films. As a director, her filmography includes numerous films […]

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Chico Carneiro and Sol de Carvalho

Also Known As: Sol Carvalho / João Luis Sol de Carvalho Biography: Chico Carneiro is a Brazillian filmmaker, photographer and producer, who lives in Mozambique. His introduction to film started at a very young age, when his father, Duca Carneiro, would take him to see his films being exhibited in Castlebay. From then Chico taught […]

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