Antonio Rui Ribeiro
Antonio is a London-based filmmaker, originally from Portugal, a small western nation in continental Europe with no expressed desire of leaving the block of EU nations. He has just completed, as writer and director, “Faultlines Across the Water”, a narrative feature now in its final post productions stages. Other recent credits include Justice Seekers, a documentary for Witness, Al Jazeera English flagship strand of documentaries. As editor he worked on Europa, “Based on a True Story”, which he also produced. Other recent credits include “No Vacancies” by Wyndham Price, “Love is Thicker than Water” by Emily Harris and Ate de Jong, “93 Days” by Steve Gukas. He was editor and producer of award winning films “Grey Matter” and “Things of the Aimless Wanderer” by Kivu Ruhorahoza. He worked with Werner Herzog and Peter Zeitlinger creating time-lapse sequences for the film “Queen of the Desert”. “Faultlines Across the Water” is his narrative feature directorial debut. Prior to working in film, he was founder and artistic director of the Blue Elephant Theatre in London (1999-2006), developing and presenting work by playwrights from Zimbabwe, Argentina, Brasil, Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro.
Kivu Ruhorahoza is an award-winning Rwandan filmmaker based in Kigali. Kivu’s work has been showcased at A-List festivals including Sundance, TriBeCa, Sydney, Rotterdam, Warsaw, Melbourne, Rio, Venice and renowned museums and venues such as the Tate Modern (as part of Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun project), the MoMA, the BFI Southbank and many others.
Kivu’s work includes the feature films Things of the Aimless Wanderer (Sundance 2015), Grey Matter (TriBeCa 2011 in Competition), the short film Anthropology and Tourism in the Wake of a Romantic Break Up, the musical film The Orgelbuechlein Project (with organist William Whitehead) and the ongoing visual installations The Eating Series and Ghosts in the Cities.