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Director
LaurenGroenewald

Lauren is a seasoned producer & director specializing in documentary formats. She joined fellow filmmaker Miki Redelinghuys to form Plexus Films in 2000. Her work includes the feature length documentary ‘Nat Nakasa - A Native of Nowhere’, producing and conceptualising numerous documentary series notably ‘Headwrap’, an exploration of generational, social and other differences via the arts; ‘O’se Distrik 6’ about forced removals in Apartheid South Africa, and the multi-award nominated ‘I Am Woman’ featuring women’s exceptional Leaps of Faith. Lauren recently produced six short films entitled ‘My Hood’ for the Close Encounters Laboratory and was Head Mentor at the Cape Town’s Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking in 2013 & 2014.