Nilesh Patel

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Nilesh Patel is a Canadian director and producer of films.

Early life[edit]

Patel was raised in Prince George, British Columbia and attended Duchess Park Secondary School, where he was first exposed to the Brocket 99 audio tape. He attended the city's College of New Caledonia and then obtained a degree in molecular biology from the University of Victoria. After working as a diabetes researcher in Boston and Montreal, Patel changed careers and started making films in the United Kingdom.[1]

Filmmaking[edit]

Patel now resides in Vancouver and is the program co-ordinator for the National Film Board's Diversity Project, director for Flourish Media and teaches filmmaking to street youth.[2]

Films[edit]

2005 - Brocket 99 - Rockin' the Country -- Patel's first feature documentary about a popular underground audio tape parody of Canadian First Nations stereotypes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Headline missing, By Frank Peebles, Prince George Citizen, July 29, 2005
  2. ^ Headline missing, By Frank Peebles, Prince George Citizen, July 29, 2005