Documentary filmmaker and traveler Hubert Sauper (1966) first studied film directing in his native Austria before continuing his studies in France, where he now lives today. He frequently returns to Africa where he also produced the investigative documentary film, Darwin's Nightmare (2004), which was nominated for an Oscar and won the Special Jury Recognition award in the Between the Seas competition section at the Jihlava International Film Festival. His poetic film, We Come as Friends (2014), also took home awards at Jihlava and a number of other festivals.
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