The Team


Maple Razsa

director, writer, producer

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Since earning his PhD in anthropology and filmmaking at Harvard University, Maple has been teaching in the Global Studies program at Colby College.  Maple is committed to using text, images, and sound to embody the experience and political imagination of contemporary activist movements. His previous films, co-directed with Pacho Velez, include Bastards of Utopia and Occupation: A Film about the Harvard Living Wage Sit-In and have shown in festivals around the world.  

Milton Guillén

director, editor, director of photography

Milton focuses in exploring the borders between fiction and documentaries to explore the cinematic intersections of ethnographic research and sensorial experiences. Milton earned his BA from Colby College in Anthropology and studied film production at the Film and Television Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague.  He's directed several short documentaries in Brazil, Nicaragua, and Kenya and is committed to engage in multiple platforms that strive for social justice. 

 

 

Mary Lampson

film editor

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Erin Hennessey

Community Outreach Director and Facilitator

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Mary Lampson is an award-winning independent documentary filmmaker and editor. She co-edited the Academy Award–wining documentary HARLAN COUNTY, USA and acted as an editor on many other independently produced documentary features. She has worked with Emile de Antonio, Ricky Leacock, and D.A. PennebakbrRecent projects include: TROUBLE THE WATER (Tia Lessin and Carl Deal), THE REVOLUTIONARY OPTIMISTS (Nicole Newnham and Maren Monson-Grainger), THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING (Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein), and THE ISLANDS AND THE WHALES (Mike Day). Mary has been a fellow and advisor at the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Editing and Story Lab and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Local anti-racism community organizer in Portland, Maine. They are currently organizing for the Southern Maine Workers Center. Past projects include: Field Director for the winning, state-wide campaign for ranked choice voting, and founding member of Portland Racial Justice Congress. They hold an undergraduate degree in Anthropology and Pan-african studies from Drew University.  



 

CREDITS

 

directors

Maple Razsa & Milton Guillén


with

Komunal Media Collective

 

editors

Mary Lampson & Milton Guillén


writers

Maple Razsa & Andrej Kurnik

 

director of photography

Milton Guillén

 

producer

Maple Razsa

 

uprising photographers

Andrej Kurnik
Jure Močnik
Peter Perunovič
Jan Šiško

 

aerial photographer

Dejan Ozimič
SOUNDBIRO

 

additional photographers

David Brown
Maple Razsa

 

featured interviews

Gregor Dovoji
Metka Kelbič
Simona Kopinšek
Andrej Kurnik
Jernej Mažgon
Antonio Merdaus
Borut Osonkar
Igor Unuk

 

sound consultants

Ernst Karel
Shane Hofeldt

 

narrators

Iva Krajnc
Tibor Pandur
Ivana Unuk

 

composers

Marko Lük
Tamara Povh

 

consulting producers

Joslyn Barnes
Mary Lampson

 

web designer

Igor Unuk

 

special thanks

Benjamina Dolinšek Razsa
Gregor Kosi
Simona Kopinšek
Jason Parkhill
Tim Stonesifer
Igor Unuk

 

thanks

Aaron Bartley
Dušan Bjelić
Petra Čičić
Lynne Conner
Andrew Gilbert
Kaja Kramer
Betsy Krause
Krista Harper
Johan Lindquist
Irene Lusztig
Erin Murphy
Andrea Muehlebach
Kerill O'Neill
Vita Peacock
Ana Pečar
Josip Rotar
Lucija Smodiš
Jackie Urla
Pacho Velez
Steve Wurtzler

 

generous support

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Center for the Arts and Humanities, Colby College
Department of Anthropology, Colby College
Global Studies Program, Colby College
Guest Room Maribor
Kindling Fund
Points North Institute
Provost’s Office, Colby College
SPACE Gallery
Wenner-Gren Foundation
Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement


© 2016  maple razsa & milton guillén