Geoff Arbourne was born in 1977, Devon, England. Trained in social theory and popular culture in London and undertook a PhD at the University of Johannesburg, before leaving to pursue a career in filmmaking. In 2010 he founded Duckin’ & Divin’ Films, an independent documentary house that explores the relationship between popular culture, anthropology and politics. Producing numerous award winning short documentaries, in Mozambique, South Africa, Israel and Denmark. Seeds of Discontent (2013) Free to Play (2012) Blikkiesdorp (2010).
For the last two years, he’s been producing a feature documentary based in Jerusalem called “Beitar”, directed by Maya Zinshtein and supported by the Sundance Institute, Tribeca Institute, Irish Film Board, Israeli Cinema Fund and others, which aims to be released in early 2016.