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Rodrigo Dorfman

Lover of Revolutionary Consciousness, Border Hopper and Human Hyphen, born in Santiago, Chile, Rodrigo Dorfman is constantly whirling between the identities that bind all the different places, people, languages and cultures he has worn since he left Chile in 1973. Rodrigo sets his gaze from within that wondrous space between exile, migration, hybridity and mysticism. Rodrigo Dorfman is an award-winning filmmaker, ethnographer, and multimedia journalist living in Durham, North Carolina. He has worked with POV, HBO, Salma Hayek’s Ventanazul and the BBC among others. His films have been screened at some of the top international film festivals in the world (Toronto, Full Frame, Edinburgh, Telluride, Human Rights Watch). With his father, he has won best screenplay award from the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain for “Prisoners in Time” (1997). His short, “One Night in Kernersville”, won Jury Award for best short at Full Frame (2011). His latest work, “NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South”, a national touring museum exhibit based on his documentary work, will be on display at the Birmingham Cvil Rights Museum. He is the editor and cinematographer of the documentary “Always in Season” about the impact of lynching on four different communities and is currently working on his latest documentary, “This Taco Truck Kills Facists”.