Hubert Sauper was born in Kitzbühel, Austria. He then lived in Great Britain, Italy, the USA, Tanzania, Congo and South Sudan. His ‘homebase’ has been France since the mid-90s. He studied film directing in Vienna and Paris. Sauper’s socio-political and poetic films have won over 50 major international prizes, among them awards at the Venice Film Festival, the Berlinale, Sundance, the French (César), Austrian and European Academy Awards.
Filmography: We Come As Friends (2014), Darwin's Nightmare (2004), Alone With Our Stories (2000), Kisangani Diary (1998)