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Carlo Nasisse is a director, photographer, and cinematographer pursuing long-form projects that explore regional culture, ecology, and the relationships between humans, landscape, and politics. His work has been featured in SXSW, Slamdance, Big Sky, Florida Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, and Oaxaca. His essay film “East Side” screened as part of the Experimental Response Cinema’s “Wake America” series. His short documentary, The South Texas Cow Punk, won the student grand jury prize at the Oak Cliff film festival in 2017. In June 2019 his short film, “Coby and Stephen are in Love” screened as part of an exhibition titled “An Opera for Animals” at the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai. This same film will appear at the Times Museum in Berlin in late 2019. He has photographed feature and short narrative films, as well as numerous documentaries. In the Summer of 2018, he was a resident at the Union Docs center for documentary art in Brooklyn. He is currently co-directing with Mexican geographer, Geronimo Barrera, his first feature-length documentary, Xa-Lyu K'ya, about the relationship between international carbon trading schemes and indigenous autonomy within the endangered cloud forests of Oaxaca, Mexico.