Hernán Zin

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Hernán Zin
ETIOPIA 1.JPG
En Etiopía, desierto Danakil, junto a nómadas afar, (julio de 2007).
Born1971 (age 47–48)
Nationality Argentina
OccupationJournalist
WebsiteWeb personal

Hernán Zin (born 1971) is a war correspondent, writer and documentary director of Italian and Argentinian origin based in Madrid, Spain.[1]

For the last 20 years he has moved around the globe, working in more than 50 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. War and poverty are the main subjects of his work[2][3][4][5]

Documentaries[edit]

  • Born in Syria (2016) Documentary film that follows 7 children in their trip from Syria to Europe. Directed, produced, written and filmed by Hernán Zin.
  • 10 Years with Bebe (2016) Documentary film about the life of Bebe, seven times Grammy Nominee. Directed, produced, written and filmed by Hernán Zin. Coproduced with Movistar Plus. Nominated to the Latin Grammy.
  • Matadoras (2015) Documentary about the female bullfighter that defied Franco’s dictatorship in order to bullfight. Directed, produced and filmed by Hernán Zin. Coproduced with TVE.
  • 10 Elephants (2015) Short documentary about poaching in Africa. Directed, produced and filmed by Hernán Zin.
  • Born in Gaza (2014) Documentary film that follows ten children telling their daily life under the bombs during the Israeli offensive that devastated the Gaza Strip in July and August 2014. Nominated to Spanish Academy Awards and Platino Awards. Winner of the Jury Prize at the Al Jazeera Festival 2015. Premiered in London, Rome and Toronto. Directed, produced, written and filmed by Hernán Zin. Coproduced with Canal Plus and La Claqueta.
  • War Against Women (2013) Three years filming in ten different countries have been required to make this documentary film, the most ambitious documentary ever filmed about the use of rape as a weapon of war. Directed, produced and written by Hernán Zin. Coproduced with TVE and Island Bound.
  • I Want to be Messi (2013) If we think about outstanding football factories, Argentina is undoubtedly on top of the list. I WANT TO BE MESSI portraits the dark side of this reality. How hundreds of thousands of children are exploited by their parents and agents. Directed, produced and written by Hernán Zin. Coproduced with TVE. Premiered at National Geographic.
  • Slum World (2010) A documentary filmed in India, Kenya, South Africa and Argentina about life in slums. Directed, produced and written by Hernán Zin. Premiered at Odyssey.

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