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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Reza Salie - filmmaker

Reza Salie is a first-time filmakers. His film, Fashion Gap will be screened at Expression Session this month. Reza is from Cape Town and works as a service engineer within the IT industry. With no previous practice or education in film, he completed a three-day introductory course at Cape Town Video Education Trust (CVET), under Natalie McAskill. Salie has chosen to embark upon filmmaking as an aesthetic and communicative form that offers a plethora of possibilities. As an African creative activist, he wants to highlight relevant stories of, by and for the people of the Global South. Angela Ramirez, a young Colombian filmmaker based in Cape Town, worked closely with Salie in making this film. Imraan Jeeva, an aspiring young filmmaker also participated in this project.

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