Digging for Life(14:15)
by João Queiroga
SLC - ROOM 126
Description: When a young Cameroonian man attempts to pursue the dream of a better life in post-apartheid South Africa, he instead finds himself trapped as a slave in Angola.
João Queiroga is a Portuguese director, performer and educator. He holds an MFA in documentary media from Northwestern University's School of Communication and is Calouste Gulbenkian scholar, a Hoffman scholar, a Davis UWC scholar, and a Fulbright recipient. Additional experience includes assignments with Chicago Filmmakers, the Beijing International Movie Festival, WGN-TV Chicago, and Cannes International Film Festival. As a filmmaker his work has screen internationally at Hot Docs, IDFA, BFI:Flare, DocLisboa and many others. His hybrid documentary film “Our Skin” was recently nominated for an Iris Award and won the Lili Award. João has served as Chair of the Post-Production Department at New York Film Academy and is currently an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University in Doha, Qatar.
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