Cevin Soling wrote, produced, and directed Ikland, which documents his trip to northern Uganda to rediscover the lost Ik tribe who were famously disparaged in the early 1970s as the worst people in the world. He is also completing work on John Frum, He Will Come, a documentary about a tribe in Vanuatu who worship America.
Soling produced and directed The War On Kids, which illustrates how American public schools are now modeled after prisons and why they cannot be reformed. The film was honored as the best educational documentary at the New York Independent Film and Video Festival and received accolades from The New York Times, Variety, and The Huffington Post.
Soling wrote, produced and directed The War on The War on Drugs which also received high praise from the New York Times and won awards from High Times, Winslow International Film Festival, and the New York Independent Film and Video Festival. Soling produced the documentary A Hole in the Head which examines the efficacy of trepanation and aired on Discovery and the Learning Channel. He executive produced Relax, It's Just Sex starring Jennifer Tilly, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was seen on HBO and Showtime.
Soling produced and directed Bigger than Jesus! a documentary on the Beatlesí controversial observations on religion and racism during their tour of the South in 1966. He also produced and directed the eponymous music video for his band, The Love Kills Theory.
Soling is the author of "The Rumpleville Chronicles", an irreverent series of ten illustrated books. He has also written programming code and was published in the computer journal On Three magazine.
He has been a guest on numerous radio shows including "The Lionel Show" (Air America), "The Joey Reynolds Show" (WOR), and "The Leonard Lopate Show" (WNYC). Additionally, he has nationally televised on "The Dr. Nancy Show" (MS/NBC), and as a featured guest on "The Colbert Report".
Cevin is currently enrolled in graduate school at Harvard University. He lectures on his films at various colleges and universities, and has received security clearance by the U.S. Foreign Service, for which he is awaiting appointment to a diplomatic post.