Ben Guez

Ben Guez

USA

Biography

Ben Guez was born in the Soviet Union and at the age of nine immigrated to Chicago. After graduating with a degree in history and Latin American studies from the University of Arizona in 2006, he resumed his documentation and research of large metropolises (Bogota, Buenos Aires, Havana, Mexico City) and isolated communities in the Americas (Sierra Madre in Mexico, Colombian/Ecuadorian Pacific, and maroon settlements of the Caribbean among others). His last two short films THE MEMORY OF TURTLES and VALENTINA participated in numerous festivals worldwide including SFFILM and GIFF. His film QUICKSILVER CHRONICLES (2019) had its world premiere at Visions du Réel - Nyon.

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