The following list of directors, actors, screenwriters and other film industry professionals focuses primarily on those who have either collaborated on or, been the subject of, a film series, festival or other program that we have helped to organized. 


Jean Rouch

(Updated on 02/08/2013)
French anthropologist and filmmaker Jean Rouch shot more than 100 films over the course his long career, which began in Niger in 1947, and ended there, with his death, in 2004. Founder of the cinéma-vérité movement and pioneer of techniques like “participatory cinema,” “shared anthropology,” and “ethno-fiction,” Rouch used the medium of film to stimulate new ways of thinking about anthropological knowledge, cross-cultural encounters, and the often arbitrary lines that separate fiction from reality. READ MORE