Filmmaker (and AIAC collaborator) Nerina Penzhorn (remember her interview with rapper Lee Ursus) made a series of video profiles for Smack Mellon Gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn. This one is about New York City artist Maria Buyondo.

Buyondo grew up in Russia and Sweden, the child of a Russian mother and an Ugandan father.

Watch it here.

Further Reading

Dog day afternoon

The basic lesson from Halima Ouardiri’s short film, “Clebs,” about over 750 stray dogs living in a Moroccan sanctuary: We behave just like dogs.

The cover up

A Kenyan investigative journalist reflects on the capture of a genocidaire in Paris after 26 years on the run and its significance to the families of the victims left in his wake.