Hugo Genes - Writer & Director

     Hugo was born in Rio de Janeiro, and moved to New York City just before kindergarten. He developed the film's script based on personal experience as an Undergrad at Cornell University. He holds a BS degree in Applied Economics, a Masters in Nonfiction Filmmaking at City University of NY Hunter College, and is currently a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center. He has worked on Wall Street in sales and trading and investment banking, and most recently as a special education teacher. He is a Fulbright Scholar, and a former member of The Illuminator – a collective of activists and artists that do guerilla projections for the 99%.

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