Perivi is a Namibian-British filmmaker and PhD candidate at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa.
2016 BIFF Interview | 플래시 포워드 Flash Forward “보이지 않는 The Unseen” 페리비 카티야비비 감독 Director Perivi KATJAVIVI | Published March 2017.
He is interested in how colonial sites of memory, particularly those related to the Herero tribe genocide, influence the everyday life in Namibia. His film work and research explore entanglements between these sites of trauma and contemporary modern life. Recent films include Emoyeni: Nsanguluko (2018); The Unseen (2016); My Beautiful Nightmare (2012). His latest film, Film Festival Film, was co-directed with Mpumelelo Mcata, and had its World Premiere at the 69th Berlinale in February 2019. Perivi holds an MA in African Cinema from the University of Cape Town and has written extensibly for the Windhoek Observer, Africa is a Country and OkayAfrica. He has presented papers at the University of Westminster, Nottingham Trent University and SOAS. Katjavivi also makes music under the moniker The Pharaohs.