After finishing different internship on script writing and filmmaking in Africa and in Europe (La Fémis), Joseph has been working for eight years as a director, screenwriter, and cinematographer for Cinema and Television. His main achievements are: ‘Welcome Home’, ‘Nitwa Rehema’, ‘The Springboard’, ‘Un futur en demi-teinte’. His films have received international acclaim, establishing him as a strong and truthful voice in African cinema and beyond. Due to the ongoing political crisis in his homeland (Burundi), Joseph emigrated to the United States in 2015.
Name: Joseph Ndayisenga
Lives in: Silver Spring, Maryland
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter