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Voices From Europe

60 minutes
Hear from the talented women directors whose films screen in this year's Europe! Voices of Women in Film program strand.
Five filmmakers from Europe! Voices of Women in film program strand in conversation with Screen International's  Sandy George as they discuss their different approaches to filmmaking and how the landscape for women working in film varies across the continent.

Special Guests

Anna Hints
Anna Hints is an Estonian director. Hints’s short documentary For Tomorrow Paradise Arrives (2021) initiated public awareness and grassroots movements against food waste in Estonia.
Asimina Proedrou
Asimina Proedrou is from Greece. Her short Red Hulk (2013) won a Golden Dionysus at Drama International Short Film Festival and the Best Short Film Award at Athens International Film Festival.
Marta Savina
Marta Savina is a director and screenwriter who graduated from UCLA with an MFA in directing. Her Emmy-winning short film Viola, Franca premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017.
Álfrún Helga Örnólfsdóttir
Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir is an Icelandic actress and director, known for Pity the Lovers (2019) and Cold Fever (1995). Her feature debut Band premiered at Hot Docs Festival in 2022.
Nafiss Nia
Nafiss Nia is Dutch-Iranian filmmaker. Since 2012, she’s been the artistic director of the Granate Foundation, an organisation that promotes inclusivity in Dutch film and poetry.


Sat 10 Jun
The Hub, Lower Town Hall
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