Meshakai Wolf, born in 1979, is an artist, photographer and documentary filmmaker. He studied philosophy and anthropology at Emory University in the United States and studied film at the New York Film Academy in New York City. His first film, »Gussie«, is an intimate portrait of his 105-year-old great-grandmother. It was screened at film festivals across the United States and won an award for best documentary feature at the Magnolia Film Festival.
Meshakai Wolf works with modern technologies such as instant film, inkjet printers, and digital and video cameras. In reaction to and inspired by automata, he manipulates machines and mediums generated by machines in order to reveal abstract imagery. His most recent feature length documentary film, »Flames of God«, is about the acclaimed Macedonian Roma poet and musician, Muzafer Bislim, and it won best film in Kosovo at the Rolling Film Festival. Additionally, it was the closing night selection at the 2011 Margaret Mead Film Festival at the Museum of Natural History in New York City.
2017 The End
2015 House of Dengbêj
2015 The Dictionary
2011 Flames of God
Rolling Film Festival, Kosovo (Audience Award)
Chicago International Movies and Music Festival, Chicago, USA
VIVISECT Human Rights Festival, Serbia
DOKUFEST International Film Festival, Kosovo
Flahertiana International Film Festival, Perm, Russia
Pravo Ljudski Human Rights, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, USA