Perivi John Katjavivi

Perivi John Katjavivi
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Namibian filmmaker.

He studied at Columbia College Hollywood in Los Angeles where he completed his BA in Cinema, majoring in Directing. He founded Old Location Films, a company committed to developing African stories with global appeal. His films have won awards and screened at Cannes, Durban, Luxor and elsewhere. He is currently enrolled at the University of Cape Town, where he is studying towards an M.A. in African Cinema with the view to teaching and scholarly work. His first feature length film The Unseen stars Antonio Lyons (Hotel Rwanda, American History X), Senga Brockerhoff and Mathew Ishitile.


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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