Claude Lelouch

Claude Lelouch found his passion for cinema when, as a child, he would hide out in cinema theatres, during the Second World War. In 1957, when he was a news cameraman, he was sent to Moscow with the aim of secretly filming slices of life in the USSR. During this reportage, Lelouch accidentally found himself at Mosfilm [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:14+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Elia Suleiman

Born in Nazareth on July 28, 1960, Elia Suleiman lived in New York between 1981 and 1993. During this period, he directed his two first short films, Introduction to the End of an Argument and Homage by Assassination, which won him numerous prizes. In 1994, he moved to Jerusalem where the European Commission charged [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:14+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Albert Serra

Born in 1975 in Banyoles, Albert Serra is a Catalan artist. He earned degrees in Spanish Philology and Theory of Literature from Barcelona University. Now, he writes plays and directs various video works. In 2006, he acquired an international reputation with his second feature, Honor of the Knights (QUIXOTIC), selected by the Cahiers du [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:13+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Ladj Ly

Filmmaker Ladj Ly is a native of Montfermeil (Seine-Saint-Denis), best known for his attention-grabbing web documentaries that depict the realities of social and political life. He began his career as an actor and member of Kourtrajmé, a collective created in 1995 by his childhood friends, directors Kim Chapiron and Romain Gavras. Ly went on [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:12+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Vlad Ivanov

Vlad Ivanov was born in 1969 in Botoșani, Romania. After he graduated from the Bucharest Academy, he starred in many film including Cristian Mungiu’s 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days (Palme d’Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival), which put him on the world map. In 2009, he was seen in Tales from the [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:11+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Bálint Kenyeres

Bálint Kenyeres was born in 1976 in Budapest. After studying philosophy, film history and film theory, he graduated as a film director at the Budapest Film and Theatre Academy in 2006. Since then he is a member of the European Film Academy. His film Zárás (Closing Time) premiered at the Venice Film Festival and [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:10+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Stefan Arsenijević

Born in Belgrade in 1977. Graduated Film and Television Directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where he now teaches film directing at the Master studies. For his short films, in particular (A)Torsion (2003), he won over 30 national and international awards, including Golden Bear at Berlinale, the European Film Award and [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:09+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Nadejda Koseva

Nadejda Koseva was born in 1974 in Sofia, Bulgaria. After graduating from the Bulgarian National Film and Television Academy, she directed the short fiction novel The Ritual, a part of the omnibus film Lost and Found which premiered at Forum Berlin IFF 2005. Nadejda Koseva’s next short fiction film Omelette won a Special mention [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:08+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Jasmila Žbanić

Jasmila Žbanić is an internationally distinguished Bosnian filmmaker. She is a graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo, Department for theater and film directing. Before filmmaking, she worked as a puppeteer in Vermont-based "Bread and Puppet" theater and as a clown in a Lee Delong workshop. In 1997, together with her friends, she [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:08+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|

Manuel Puro

Manuel Puro has over 20 years casting experience working across feature films, television, games, promos, commercials and shorts. Projects include Moon and Mute directed by Duncan Jones, Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon for Aardman Animations and Planet of the Apes: The Last Frontier, the first in-house video game from Andy Serkis’ The Imaginarium. Manuel has [...]

2019-10-21T13:01:07+03:0021 October 2019|Guests|