Hernán Zin

About Hernán

Hernán Zin (born 1971) is a war correspondent, writer and documentary director of Italian-argentinian origin based in Madrid, Spain. Since 1994 he has been traveling around the globe writing books, articles and directing documentary films. He has worked in more than 80 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. War, poverty and human rights are the main subjects of his work.

His last four documentary films have been premiered by Netflix worldwide. ‘Born in Syria‘ (2016), documentary film that follows 7 children in their trip from Syria to Europe. Directed, produced, written and filmed by Hernán Zin, who presented it at the ASFF 2017, followed by a panel discussion.

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