Tana Ross and Freke Vuijst started making documentaries together in the early 1980’s. They have made films about youth culture, music, dance, religion, and politics. Recurrent themes in their work are race, poverty, faith and crossing racial and economic boundaries. Their films have been broadcast in the US and Europe, and were featured, and awarded prizes, at film festivals all over the world.
Freke Vuijst has worked as the American correspondent for Dutch radio, television and print media. She is the co-author of “The Half Jewish Book”, and of two Dutch language non-fiction books.
Tana Ross has traveled the world as a guide and tour manager. Her photographs have been published in newspapers and magazines as well as in several non-fiction books published in Sweden. She has performed on the stage and has done voice-overs and simultaneous translations.