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 with the medium of film for over 30 years. Her work does not concentrate one on particular genre: she produces documentary and experimental films but also fiction. She founded her own production company Hyena Films in partnership with Elfi Mikesch in 1984. In the same year, she completed her PhD thesis on images of women in de Sade and Sacher-Masoch at Philipps-Universität Marburg. The book was published by Stroemfeld/roter Stern, which is known for its feminist film articles. Monika Treut has received numerous awards for her work, including the Special TEDDY Award for her lifework from the Berlinale in 2017 and in the same year an Honorary Award from the TLVFest (Tel Aviv International LGBT Festival).
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