Meet Asif Kapadia
Asif Kapadia is known for exploring extreme and timeless landscapes and characters on a spiritual journey. His first short “The Sheep Thief” (1997) won Second Prize in the Cinefoundation at the Cannes International Film Festival, and Grand Prix at the 1997 European Short Film Festival. His first feature film “The Warrior” (2001) won two BAFTA Film Awards. “Far North” (2007) his third feature film, premiered at the Venice Film Festival. And this year he has reinvigorated the documentary genre with “Senna” (2011), a masterful and touching glance into the life of Ayrton Senna, the formula one driver who tragically died in 1994.