Curator: Feature Film Competition
Born 1976 in Sarajevo. Tataragić is a screenwriter, director, producer and film curator. She has a PhD in film and literature. Her extensive filmography includes the multi-award winning feature films Snow (screenplay, production) and God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya screenplay), which won the IFFF Dortmund+Köln main award in 2019. Tataragić has worked for the Sarajevo Film Festival since 1995, and is now curator for its Competition programme. She is President of the Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina and also its European Film Promotion (EFP) representative. She has been teaching screenwriting at Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts since 2002, now as a professor and vice dean coordinator for international cooperation. She is currently working on three feature films as well as a short film.
Marga Almirall Rotés holds a Bachelor in audiovisual communication and a postgraduate diploma in audiovisual editing, and has further training in film theory and criticism. Since 2015, she has been the co-director of content for Drac Màgic, where she develops film literacy projects (Construir Mirades), is co-responsible for the content of children’s film distributor Pack Màgic and programmer for the Barcelona International Women’s Film Festival (Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones de Barcelona).
Monika Treut has been working in the medium of film for more than 30 years. Her works span all formats, from documentary and experimental films to feature films. She founded her own production company Hyena Films together with Elfi Mikesch in 1984. In the same year, she completed her doctorate at the Philipps University of Marburg with her dissertation The cruel woman. The image of women in de Sade and Sacher-Masoch. Treut has won numerous awards for her work. These include the Special TEDDY Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Berlinale in 2017 and an honorary award at the TLVFest (Tel Aviv International LGBT Festival) in the same year. Alongside her work as a film-maker, Treut teaches at numerous academic institutions, especially in the US.
Films by Monika Treut
Zona Norte 2016 | Von Mädchen und Pferden 2014 | Das Rohe und das Gekochte 2012 | Ghosted 2009 | Den Tigerfrauen wachsen Flügel 2005 | Kriegerin des Lichts 2002 | Gendernauts 1999 | My Father Is Coming 1991 | Die Jungfrauenmaschine 1988 | Verführung: Die grausame Frau 1985