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. Since graduating in 2010 with a BS degree in Applied Economics he's studied Nonfiction Filmmaking at City University of NY Hunter College. 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 an former member of The Illuminator – a collective of activists and artists that do guerilla projections for the 99%.

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