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Dara Kell & Christopher Nizza
Dara Kell was born in Newcastle, Kwa-Zulu Natal in 1980 and grew up during the height of popular protest against apartheid and the era of harsh repression that followed. Dara is an award-winning South African documentary and television editor. Her editing work includes Academy Award-nominated ‘Jesus Camp’; ‘The Reckoning’ (which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival) and Emmy Award winner ‘Diamond at the Rock’. She was a field producer for the Amnesty International documentary ‘Human Rights, Human Needs’ and has edited short films for Human Rights Watch and the MacArthur Foundation. Dara is also a media educator and facilitates camera and editing trainings with grassroots groups across the United States. She graduated from Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Journalism in Documentary Filmmaking and Political Science. Her thesis film ‘Indlini Yam’ (In My House) won the Dolphin Award for Best Documentary.Witnessing the birth of a new nation in her early teens sowed the seeds of her filmmaking career. She is part of a generation of post-apartheid filmmakers who grapple with the hopes and complexities of our emergent country. Dear Mandela is her first film


Christopher Nizza, filmmaker and editor, was born and raised in a mixed-income area of New York City. His Emmy Award-winning work includes documentaries and television shows (‘Hollywood DC’, ‘Ironman Triathlon’, ‘Dakar Rally’, ‘Iditarod’) as well as video game commercials and music videos. He edited and produced feature-stories and teases at Figure Skating during last year’s Winter Olympics in Vancouver, NBC’s highest-rated venue at the Games. Nizza is a founding member of the University of the Poor, a project dedicated to using video and new technologies as part of a broad movement to end poverty. As part of this work he collaborated with other filmmakers and community groups to make ‘Crisis, U.S.A.’, ‘Copy This Tape’ and ‘Learning as we Lead’. These short documentaries have been used in educational programs at hundreds of grassroots meetings and university classes across the United States.



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