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EnMasse Films
is a documentary film partnership between Maple Razsa and Pacho Velez. EMF produces films committed to both ethnographic method and political engagement.

Maple Razsa

Maple Razsa is an anthropologist, activist and documentary filmmaker. He is committed to using text, images and sound to embody the experience and political imagination of contemporary social movements. Maple‚Äôs work from Croatia, Slovenia, Mozambique, and the US has shown in such fora as the George Eastman House, The Harvard Film Archive, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and festivals from Taipei to Turin. Currently an Assistant Professor of Global Studies at Colby College, Maine, USA, Razsa has previously held appointments at MassArt as well as Stockholm, Ljubljana and Harvard Universities.  

Pacho Velez

Pacho Velez is interested in personal stories that help to illuminate greater political issues. He is proud to have worked for the Service Employees International Union, for whom he co-directed a documentary about service workers at Harvard. His films have screened at Silverdocs, the RIFF, and the Telluride Indiefest. He won the Best Documentary prize at the Ivy Film Festival two times, as well as a prize for humanitarian filmmaking from the New England Film Festival. In 2006, the US Department of Education awarded him a Javits Fellowship. In 2010, he graduated from CalArts with a MFA in Film / Video and began to teach at Harvard University.