Len Borruso • Director

A New York City-born son of Cuban and Sicilian heritage, Len Borruso is a graduate of
the MFA Directing program at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
His short film "Anger" is about a high school teacher (Dan Davies) grappling with issues ignited by
insolent students, America's failing democracy and his own failing relationships. "Anger" screened at both
the Wildwood Film Festival and Weyauwega International Film Festival.
His most recent films include: "Paint the City", "Life with Dan", "The Beast" and "Moondog".
Len created the Surrealist Cinema inspired mashup, “Hommage à un Rêve”, scored by Joanna Dane and Tad Neuhaus.
He has directed numerous experimental videos including "pop-corn" and "You-Genki?" which screened nationally
and internationally at the Hi-Lo Film Festival and the Short Attention Span Film Fest.
A graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Filmmaking and Culture, he directed several
documentaries including the award-winning "Issac", about the challenges facing a local African-American bus driver.
He also co-produced "Growing Hope", about a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz, The Homeless Garden Project.
"Growing Hope" depicts a national model for fighting homelessness and is narrated by Harrison Ford.
Len's filmmaking manifesto, "Neighborhoodcore", was published in the art journal fsm.
He co-writes a movie review blog, L & D Report with David Gerard at lndreport.com.
Contact: len@leneb.com

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