with Babette Niemel
We Are Here is a short documentary produced by Babette Niemel, who talks with members of the refugee community in Amsterdam.This recording of a live Skype session in the video-dome was shot by Yunuen Perez Vertti after the screening of Niemel’s film. Participants of this conversation include: VBB Board Member Margot Backus, MECA Founding Director Alice Valdez, artist Oskar Sonnen and many more.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Babette Niemel is an independent journalist/ documentary filmmaker, based in the Netherlands and has lived in Pakistan and the Philippines. Her documentaries are broadcast on Dutch National Television.
Yunuen Perez Vertti is a documentary filmmaker who has worked with many non-profits around Houston. She has been working with VBB for the past three years and has documented VBB productions and created documentaries about the organization.