Welcome CINEMINGA to the airwaves as Producers of the videocast version FVIR.
It is a pilot project from JUNE through OCTOBER 2012 for the future use and model for other Indigenous radio programs.
Cineminga (www.cineminga.org) is a collective that links peoples East and West, and North and South through digital stortytelling. Our goal is to strengthen traditional cultures by supporting community media projects.
Carlos Gomez is a filmmaker, instructor, and translator. He started teaching video and photography to inner city youths in Chicago while studying film at Columbia College from 1996 to 2000. As a cameraman and editor he has collaborated on independent documentary and fiction projects which have screened at festivals like the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, the Berlin Film Festival, and the Santa Fe Film Festival; and played on the Sundance Channel (USA), NHK (Japan), ARTE (France), ZDF (Germany), SBC (Australia) and Al-Jazeera (Qatar).
As a spanish/english interpreter he has worked at the United Nation’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the Film and Video Center of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, and the First Nations/First Features Film Festival in New York.
Naomi Mizoguchi has crafted over 100 films for local
governments, commercial and broadcast companies and
independent groups in Japan. After graduating from
sound and music school she started working for a
video production company.
Since 1996 she has worked as a freelance director/editor focusing on documentaries. Her works on human rights issues, including stories about the Lakota people in North America and the Dalits in India, are currently in use for education in Japan.
In 2004 she joined the staff at Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV). Since 2008 as part of Cineminga, she has worked with the Nasa people in Colombia establishing a media center, giving workshops, and producing short videos