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Running-up 1999

Hernán Zin



January 22, 1998, Howrah Railway Station, Calcutta.

Access tunnel to the main building. Part of a research work on the living conditions at this station for the French organization Actions pour les Enfants.


Hernán Zin (born 1971) is a war correspondent, writer, producer, and filmmaker of Italian-Argentinian origin based in Madrid, Spain. Since 1994, he has traveled around the globe directing documentary films, writing books, and contributing to news outlets.

He has worked in more than 80 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. War, poverty, the environment, and human rights are the main subjects of his work.

As a freelance journalist, he contributed to The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Esquire, El Pais, El Mundo, La Nacion, Clarin, ABC, La Voz de Galicia, 20 Minutos...

His last five documentary films have been premiered by Netflix worldwide.[5] And the rest of his films and series were released by HBO, Amazon Prime Video, National Geographic, Canal Plus, and dozens of tv stations around the world.

He is the son of Italian senator Claudio Zin.

He is the CEO and founder of Doc Land Films, a production company with offices in Madrid, Los Angeles, and Dubai, and the CEO and founder of Pod Land, a leading podcast production company in the Spanish-speaking world.