Greg Berger

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Greg Berger is a filmmaker, professor of video, and revolutionary tourist. He is the producer of several award-winning documentary films on grassroots social movements in Mexico and the Americas. His recent work includes a series of short experimental narratives exploring the phenomenon of "Revolutionary Tourism" in the Americas. Greg also coordinates the ongoing "Dispatches From America Rebelde" video and lecture tour, which brings social justice documentary films from Latin America to universities and community centers across the United States, during which "virtual town meetings" are moderated between audience members in the United States and social activists in Mexico and Bolivia. His work has been screened on six continents and in Museums around the world, including the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum in New York City. In 2004 his humorous short film "GringotÛn" (Gringo-thon) received the Latin American Studies Association Award for Merit in Film. He divides his time between the United States and Mexico. Greg received a 2007 Finishing Funds award from the Experimental Television Center.