Babylon 2012

Nathalie Borgers: Biography


Project Title: BLANCHE & ROSE

Born in 1964 in Brussels, Belgium, Borgers first worked as a journalist for the Belgian television (RTBF). In 1987, she moved to San Francisco to further study directing and producing at San Francisco State University. In 1989, she won the student ź Documentary Writing ╗ award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Northern California Chapter. After graduating, she moved back to Europe and started a career as a documentary filmmaker. She has written and directed many award-winning documentaries including Truth under Siege (1994); Kronenzeitung, Tag fŘr Tag ein BoulevardstŘck (2002), an immersion in Austria's most-read newspaper to reveal its role in the rise of J÷rg Haider's populist party; Winds of sand, women of rock (2009), the tale of a tradition carried by Tubu women in the Sahara; Greetings from the colony (2011), the story of Suzanne, the child of a colonial State agent and an African woman in a time when interracial unions were banned. Nathalie is writing her first feature film project.


Babylon collaborates regularly with partner orgnanisations, including AHRC-funded Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Research Network

Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Network ┬╗

Podcast: Gareth Jones/Thierry Lenouvel┬╗

Far Flung Families in Film ┬╗

Podcast: Gareth Jones/Sarita Malik/Leslee Udwin ┬╗


Read more about the projects selected for Babylon Europe 2015.

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BABYLON BREAKTHROUGH Event at 56th BFI London Film Festival 2012

This year BABYLON hosts the closing event of the London Film Festival's Industry Programme, 10.30 on 21st October at NFT3, BFI Southbank.

For flyer click here.