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About robertwhelan
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Camera Assistant
Today my work explores the complex link between human struggle and perseverance. My documentaries & photography focus on global social-awareness,
Video’s & Documentaries directed and produced (Lao 13.5) short observational documentary on the effects of unexploded ordnance in Lao PDR (screened in several film festivals,) several short documentary projects shot in the Ecuadorian oriente, Peruvian amazon & Cambodia.
Original narrative Award
Training & Education:
Postgraduate Masters Degree in Documentary film,
Favourite Films:
Robert Flaherty: nanook of the north and moana.
Santiago Alvarez: Hanoi martes 13 and NOW.
Peter Watkins: The war game.
Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman: Born into Brothels.
Ron Fricke: Baraka.


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