About the Director

Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt

Traveling between her disparate homes in Bali, Indonesia and Austin, Texas, Déjà draws upon her mixed and displaced heritage finding inspiration to tell both fiction and non-fiction stories. Her body of work includes documentaries that have been globally influential in promoting humanitarian efforts in Africa, Indonesia and Haiti and include the award winning documentaries, Guerrilla Midwife and Tsunami Notebook. Déjà loves to make films that open hearts and connect people to their global community. Déjà is a graduate student at the University of Texas Austin where she is completing her MFA in Film Production.