Geoff Pingree op IFFR
Geoff PINGREE is an Emmy Award winning documentary maker, photographer, writer and professor of Cinema Studies at Oberlin College. Hij received his master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Chicago and worked for public TV in Washington DC, where he also taught Media Studies en documentary filmmaking at the Catholic University and the George Washington University. Hij co-founded StoryLens, an NGO which produces short independent documentary films. He also co-founded Apollo Outreach, an outreach program for youth. He received the National Geographic’s 2008 World in Focus Grand Prize for his photography, and also writes about media, culture and politics for many papers and magazines.
(selection) The Foreigner's Home (2018, doc, co-dir)