Camilla Becket, Writer/Producer

photoCamilla grew up in apartheid South Africa and was an activist in the anti-apartheid movement. After college, she was recruited by independent publishers who originated works by anti apartheid intellectuals and artists, including Nobel Laureates Nelson Mandela, Nadine Gordimer and J.M. Coetzee. She co-established the Cape Town Book Fair (now the South African Book Fair) and, with Jim, launched Becket Films in 2005. Camilla and Jim focus on international environmental issues, social justice and health, and Camilla has co-produced and edited several Becket Films projects, including website videos for Vandana Shiva’s Bija Vidyapeeth University. A long time urban farmer and gardener, she is active in the regenerative food and seed sharing community.

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