Louie Palu is an award-winning documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work has appeared in festivals, publications, exhibitions, and collections internationally. He is the recipient of numerous awards including two Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grants, 2011-12 Bernard L Schwartz Fellowship with the New America Foundation and Milton Rogovin Fellowship at the University of Arizona. He is well known for his work which examines social-political issues such as human rights, conflict, and poverty.
His photographic work has allowed to the tell the stories of individuals, NGO’s and big multi-national corporations, across more than 20 countries. While his philosophical musing about life, photography, and creativity have and continue to inspire creatives all over the world.
Louie has produced numerous feature length and short films which have screened at festivals such as Docs Barcelona, DOK.fest in Munich, DOKU.Arts in Berlin and also premiering on the Documentary Channel. He is the Producer and co-director of the critically acclaimed award winning feature documentary film "Kandahar Journals" (76 min) which was released in 2015. It has screened in numerous festivals in the U.S., South America and Europe. It was selected for the Festival Grand Prize at the Arizona International Film Festival, Dziga Vertov Award for Best Feature Documentary and several others. More can be seen here www.kandaharjournals.com
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