Alex Moussa Sawadogo is the festival director of the 'AFRIKAMERA – current African cinema' festival. He studied art history in Ouagadougou and cultural management in Hamburg, specialising in dance and film. Worked for numerous cultural institutions and projects in Burkina Faso, among others the pan African film festival FESPACO. After moving to Berlin he acted as press- and cultural attaché at the Embassy of Burkina Faso in Berlin in 2005. Recently he conceived and curated the 'Border Border Express' dance festival (Hebbel am Ufer). Furthermore he co-curated the African films at the International Short Film Festival Winterthur and was artistical advisor for the 'Open Doors 2012' program at Festival del Film Locarno. Sawadogo has since 2007 been the artistical director of the AFRIKAMERA film festival.