Big Boys Gone Bananas!*/Bananenmaffia
woensdag 28 maart 2012 - 19:00
Q&A with director Fredrik Gertten, led by RNW Radio-journalist Jonathan Groubert.
Fredrik Gertten is a Swedish director and journalist. He established the WG Film production company in 1994. Before that, he worked as a correspondent and columnist for radio, television and print media in Africa, Latin America and Asia. These days, he works as a filmmaker and creative producer for his privately owned WG Films company. His 2009 documentary BANANAS!* was the subject of controversy when Dole Food filed a lawsuit against him and his company and launched a smear campaign against the director and his film.
Jonathan Groubert is the presenter and producer of the award-winning radio show ‘The State We’re In’ on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. He was there in the show’s early days in 2007 and has been presenting it ever since. The show is broadcast every week. Groubert grew up in New York and moved to the Netherlands twenty years ago, where he started his career as a radio producer.