Yony Leyser

Yony Leyser

USA

Biography

Yony Leyser is a Chicago-born writer, director and photographer. He is known for his documentary WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS: A MAN WITHIN (2010) which premiered at Slamdance to immediate acclaim, going on to play at over 60 film festivals. His first fictional feature, DESIRE WILL SET YOU FREE (2015), an expression of Yony’s life in Berlin and of his philosophy as a filmmaker, was selected at multiple film festivals like Guadalajara IFF, Montreal World FF and !f Istanbul in 2016.

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