Bastards of Utopia
Amid the aftershocks of socialism's collapse, three Croatian activists fight to create a new leftism.
Pacho Velez is a theater director and documentary filmmaker. He is interested in personal stories that help to illuminate greater political issues. He is proud to have worked for the Service Employees International Union, for whom he co-directed a documentary about service workers at Harvard. His films have screened at Silverdocs, the RIFF, and the Telluride Indiefest. He won the Best Documentary prize at the Ivy Film Festival in 2003 and 2004, as well as a Prize for Humanitarian Filmmaking from the New England Film Festival. In 2006, the US Department of Education awarded him a Javits Fellowship. In the fall of 2010, he begins teaching filmmaking at Harvard University.
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