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Directors on the DAFilms portal
Zaheed Mawani received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Middlebury College. He subsequently worked in public policy research in Washington, DC before moving to Toronto to seek a career in documentary film. He recently completed an MFA in film production at York University. Three Walls is his first film.
Thierry Michel (born 13 October 1952) is a Belgian film director, mostly making social and political documentaries. Over a twenty-year period he has made a series of documentaries on different aspects of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Taken together his films provide a unique overview of the social, economic and political life of the country...
Born in Kragujevac (Serbia) in September 16, 1956. Graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade.Works as a journalist and film critic since 1978 for almost all daily papers, periodicals, TV and radio station in ex Yugoslavia. Awarded for his achievements in media work.
Rick Minnich was born in Pomona, California in 1968 and grew up in Kansas, Arizona and California. After graduating with a B.A. in English Literature from Columbia University in 1990, he moved to Berlin, where he studied directing at the Film and Television Academy “Konrad Wolf.”