Pacho Velez op IFFR
Pacho VELEZ (USA) has a passion for unconventional cinematography. His love for experimenting was already apparent when he graduated from CalArts in 2010 and it led him to the Harvard Film Study Center. For Manakamana (2013, co-dir), he was awarded a Golden Leopard at the Locarno film festival. In 2015, his triptych The Reagan Shorts is being shown at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Occupation (2001, doc, co-dir), Orphans of Mathare (2003, doc), Bastards of Utopia (2010, short doc, co-dir), Far From Afghanistan (2011, doc, co-dir), Manakamana (2013, co-dir), The Reagan Shorts (2015, short doc)