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JEANIE DUQUE DIZON is a Filipina-American journalist and director.  She graduated from Brown University and is an alum and member of the American Film Institute (AFI).  She has worked on everything from independent features to network sitcoms and recently directed commercials for Hyundai. She was born in Manila and is currently based in Atlanta, GA.  This is her first feature documentary.


PHIL BRITTON is an English Producer, Director and Cinematographer.  He was trained by the BBC and was director of photography for the Factual & Documentaries Deprt. and the BBC Natural History Unit.  He went on to make TV shows and documentaries for Channel 4, ABC, CBS, USA, TBS, Spike, Disney, Turner, Biography Channel, Science Channel, Discovery, and National Geographic.  He is a member of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA).  He is from Bristol, UK and is currently based in Atlanta, GA.


MIGUEL SYJUCO was born and raised in Manila. A freelance writer, he has written for international publications, including the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, the Globe & Mail, and the CBC. As well as winning the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize, his debut novel Ilustrado won the Hugh MacLennan Prize and the Palanca Award, was shortlisted for the Grand Prix du Livre de Montreal, the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, the Premio von Rezzori, the Prix Jan Michalski, and was a finalist for the Commonwealth First Book Prize for the Canada and Caribbean region. A Globe and Mail and New York Times Notable Book of 2010, will be translated into more than 15 languages.


BEAK> is composed of Geoff Barrow, Billy Fuller, and Matt Williams.  Geoff Barrow is the founding member of and mastermind behind Portishead.  In addition to producing his and his bands’ music, he also has a record label Invada.  Matt Williams is a keyboardist, drummer, and multi-instrumentalist who also records under Team Brick.  Billy Fuller is Grammy-nominated bassist who plays with Robert Plant and Massive Attack.    They hail from Bristol.  Much like the footage from the documentary film, their music tracks were recorded live in one take.

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