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Born 1959, Denmark. Writer, director, choreographer and dancer, Vibeke Muasya has directed and produced several documentaries and short fiction films since 1999. As a soloist dancer and choreographer she toured European Theaters extensively during the nineties. She had a command performance for The Queen of Denmark with "Nordic Light" at Fredensborg Castle in 1996, and was selected by the Nordic Cultural Counsel to develop the art of videodance and interactive dance leading to a praised exhibition at Digital Dance in London in 1997 with her work "The Kitchen Sink". Vibeke presently serves as the second artistic director of the Blankenship Ballet in Los Angeles.
Vibeke Muasya is a active member of the Kamba tribe in Kenya. Her deep familiarity with East African tribes and lifestyle has been earned from living on a mountaintop in the Mubuni Hills south of Nairobi. She shoots the traditional Kamba bow and arrow, which is rare for a woman. She has worked with the Nairobi National Theatre since 1995. Out of Africa is her first feature film.
Stoffers Øjeblik (2002) was winner of Odense's Youth Jury and screened in Toronto's Sprockets festival.
Birds of Passage (2001) received a Prix Europa nomination and was shortlisted for an Oscar nomination.
Benji's African Adventure (1999) ran in the BUSTER competition and Amsterdam Kids & Docs and Toronto Sprockets.
Tulip Night (1999) was winner of the Silver Award at Rotterdam.