1. Portrait: Alvaro Sarmiento

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    While shooting his latest documentary "La Oroya" Alvaro was thrown at with stones. By people who did not want him to publish the dirty story of the city. Many times the young filmmaker has put himself into difficult situations, threatened his health and tried to give people a voice who are not visible in the media. In our portrait Alvaro talks about more difficulties he has to cope with as a critical filmmaker in Peru:

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    • Portrait: Samson Ssenkaaba

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      Boom! Meet Samson Ssenkaaba from Uganda. Don't miss out on this energetic and energizing artist / filmmaker / rapper / fasion designer. "The world knows about Picasso and Tarantino. Why should it not know about Samson?" Yes, man, you are damn right. By the way, shooting with Samson was an unforgettable experience for the whole crew. Author: Yalda Zarbakhch - Camera: Thomas Giese - Editor: Thomas Giese, Felix Fiedler

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      • Portrait: Lucia Palenzuela

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        When sound designer Lucia Palenzuela walks across the streets of Berlin, she focuses her attention on the sounds that make this city different from others. At HFF Potsdam she can turn her experiences into a work of art. Author: Greta Hamann Camera: Jasmin Impertro, Philipp Wugk Editor: David Jacobi

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        • Portrait: Abdullah Al-ghaly

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          Libyan-Egyptian filmmaker Abdullah Al-ghaly is searching for his Libyan origins, also taking into account the current upheaval in the Middle East. Author: Tarek Elias-Hasse Camera: Jasmin Impertro Editor: David Jacobi

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          • Portrait: Alina Abdullaeva

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            Alina is an aspiring script writer from Baku, Azerbaijan. She uses her time at the Campus to imrove on her most recent script "The Matchmaker". Author: Iryna Shpakouskaya Camera: Philipp Wugk, Isabell Lukait Editor: Josie "Jette" Funck

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            • Portrait: Catalina Marín Duarte

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              Catalina takes part in this year's Campus editing workshop. We met her and her expert coach Andrew Bird in the editing suite at Potsdamer Platz. Authors: Ariana Galindo González, Carolina Machhaus Camera: Jasmin Impertro Editor: Rico Ertl

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              • Portrait: Alicia Luz Rodriguez Diaz

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                Acting as an experiment in expressing yourself in ways that you wouldn't dare to in real life -- that appeals to Alicia, who luckily didn't pursue her career in organic farming but instead became one of Chile's leading new actresses.

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                • Portrait: Ella Manzheeva

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                  For Ella, filmmaking is a spiritual journey. We met up with her to find out what makes her tick. Author: Iryna Shpakouskaya Camera: Philipp Wugk Editor: David Jacobi

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                  • Portrait: Belçim Bilgin

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                    When Belçim Bilgin chose to become an actress, her family wasn't all that excited -- they sould have been! As were we to meet the actress. Authors: Ariana Galindo González, Carolina Machhaus Camera: Rico Ertl, Felix Fiedler, Philipp Wugk Editors: Anni Müller, Isabell Lukeit, David Jacobi

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                    • Portrait: David 'Tosh' Gitonga

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                      "I'm not an activits -- but I'm passionate". Find out what drives Tosh Gitonga and learn about his latest movie which was Kenya's entry to the Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film category.

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