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Associated Film:
Made in Ethiopia

Max Duncan

Filmmaker

Co-director, Made in Ethiopia

Max Duncan is a British filmmaker, journalist, and cinematographer with over a decade of experience working internationally. His work has been shown on platforms including the BBC, Al Jazeera, the Guardian, and the New York Times and exhibited at galleries including Tate Modern and NY Guggenheim. Now based in Madrid, he has lived in China for a decade and speaks fluent Mandarin. His short films tell urgent social issues and global trends through intimate portraits. His Pulitzer-supported, Down from the Mountains (2018), profiled a family pulled apart by labor migration in rural China and won a World Press Photo award. His other short films have received recognition including Webby, One WorldMedia Awards, and a Vimeo Staff Pick. Made in Ethiopia is his first feature project.