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Asif Kapadia

Three time BAFTA winning Director / Writer / Producer Asif Kapadia is known for his visually striking films exploring characters living in timeless, extreme and unforgiving landscapes. His films have been box office successes as well as being critically lauded and awarded and distributed internationally. Born in Hackney in 1972, Kapadia studied ... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 19 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/III Amy (Documentary)
 2012 The Odyssey (Documentary short)
 2010 Senna (Documentary)
 2008/I My World (Short)
 2008 Trancity (Short)
 2008 Uneternal City (Documentary) (segment director)
 2007 Far North
 2006/I The Return
 2001 The Warrior
 1997 The Sheep Thief (Short)
 1996 The Waiting Room (Short)
 1996 Wild West (Short)
 1994 Indian Tales (Short)
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I made three short films of my own which I wrote, produced, directed ... you did everything in those days. My favourite one was something I shot on VHS ... a little documentary. I used to live in Pillgwenlly and there was this old Italian Pizzeria that used to be there with a really amazing character who ran it. It was really just a starting point. You're only as good as what you've got to show, ... See more »

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