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Tal Amiran is a multi-award winning filmmaker based in London, UK.

His films have been screened at over a hundred film festivals internationally, including the BFI London Film Festival, AFI DOCS, Hamptons International Film Festival and Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, winning numerous awards , notably at the Woodstock Film Festival and the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

His films have been shortlisted for the Cinema Eye Honors and the Grierson Awards, shortlisted for the BIFA (British Independent Film Awards), nominated for the One World Media Awards, acquired by the BFI National Archive and have been featured by Vimeo Staff Pick, Filmmaker Magazine, Aeon. and current affairs.

Amiran is also a lecturer at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London.


Having fled the Liberian civil war, the famous self-taught artist Johnson Weree requests asylum in the Netherlands where he lives without papers and without a fixed address. Haunted by the horrors of his past, he draws otherworldly portraits in vivid colors, all the while longing for a better future.

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