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Allan Lissner

Biography

Allan Lissner is an award-winning independent photographer and filmmaker who was raised in Ethiopia, Liberia, USA, Nepal, Lithuania, Denmark, Jordan, Bangladesh and Canada.

For the past six years Allan has been working on collaborative multimedia projects with remote indigenous communities, documenting their efforts to protect their territories and preserve their ways of life. This ongoing work includes projects with over a dozen communities in the Philippines, Guatemala, Tanzania, Papua New Guinnea, Australia, Chile and Canada.

Some of the organizations Allan has done work with include Amnesty International, GlobalAware, the Indigenous Environmental Network, KAIROS, Oxfam, Make Poverty History, the Norwegian Church Aid, the Ontario Council for International Cooperation, the United Nations Development Program, and the United Nations Women’s Association in Bangladesh.

 

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