joshua bee alafia started making films in high school and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a BA in Film in 1995. Since then he has been freelancing as a Cinematographer and Editor in World Cinema. His cinematographer credits in documentaries include; Every Day Art in Cuba, We Just Tellin’ Stories: Rodessa Jones’ Medea Project, Making Tortillas with the Mayans, Besouro Preto, Behind the Green Line, the Road to Sao Tome, the Cuban Hip Hop All Stars, Havana Habibi, Dub Poet: Oku Onuora and Addis Ababa ‘74. His editor credits include the documentaries Juneteenth Community, Louisiana Cane, and the Sundance Jury Award Winning Wet Dreams and False Images. He has shot music videos for Luciano, Bikram Singh, King David, Boomaz and Poet, Ainsley Burrows. His film credits as writer/ director in narrative films include the Anti Vigilante, Bold As Love, Maybe Dreams Can Come True, The Seed and the award winning Cubamor. With a strong dedication to youth filmmaking, Alafia has worked with the Youth Film Fellows program at the Tribeca Film Institute since 2004, is a mentor at Reel Works, and teaches film at the Harlem School of the Arts. joshua bee alafia resides in Brooklyn, NY.