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Mr Mark Kaplan

Honorary Associate Research Fellow

Grey Matter Media Producer/Director, Mark J Kaplan is a politically engaged filmmaker who was held in solitary confinement and deported from Apartheid South Africa. He is an Emmy Award winner. (The Lion’s Trail). International Awards including Best International Documentary at One World, 1999 (Where Truth Lies) and Award of Excellence, 2006, The Society for Visual Anthropology, USA, (Between Joyce and Remembrance). The Village Under The Forest received the Audience Award for Best South African documentary at The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, 2013.

There is a strong thread in Mark’s work exploring inter-generational trauma, memory and the pursuit of justice.