Jeremy Xido_Death Metal Angola_Film_2013_Premiered at Rotterdam International Film Festiva
Originally from Detroit, Jeremy graduated cum laude in Painting and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, NY and trained at the Actor's Studio. A Fulbright and Guggenheim recipient, he’s artistic co-director of performance/film company CABULA6, voted “company of the year 2009” by Ballettanz, and awarded “Outstanding Artist of the Year 2010” by the Austrian Ministry of the Arts. Jeremy's film directing credits include award winning feature documentary “Death Metal Angola”, six part “Crime Europe” series, and the short documentary “Macondo” in addition to several short fiction films. He’s known in Europe as a performance artist with a unique artistic voice and approach to stage and film, blending emotionally gripping personal stories with the larger social contexts within which they emerge - including the trilogy “The Angola Project” (premiere: Impulstanz, Vienna and PS122, NYC). Working as a dancer, actor and filmmaker, he has performed and presented work around the world on stage, TV and in Cinema. In addition to his work on SONS OF DETROIT, he is currently in development on a limited documentary series called THE BONES about the international dinosaur bone trade and is writing a feature film script set in Detroit amid the housing crisis of 2010.