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FRIDAY 02/10


women behind the scenes

Four directors of the Festival's competitive sections will discuss the presence of women in the film industry: from the obstacles they go through and the stereotypes with which they are described, to the problems they encounter in their work and the themes they address in their films.

Moderator: Paloma Iberico (Peru)

AL EAST Festival Programmer

Simultaneous translation

Andrea Staka (Switzerland)

Graduated from the MFA film program at the Zurich School of Visual Arts. His film “Fraulein” (2006) won the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Festival. In 2007 he founded Okofilm Productions.

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Sol Berruezo (Argentina)

Graduated in filmmaking at the University of Buenos Aires, Sol Berruezo (24) has made her film debut with “Mamá, mama, mama”, premiered at the Berlinale (2020) and in the 'Horizontes Latinos' section of the San Sebastian Festival .


Zoe Wittock (Belgium)

He recently wrote and directed “Jumbo” (2020), a debut feature that premiered at the Sundance Festival and is competing at the Al Este Film Festival.

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Sandra Wollner (Austria)

Director and screenwriter. He directed "The impossible picture" (2016), his debut feature, when he was still a student. He previously directed several short films. He directed and co-wrote "The problem of being born", awarded by the Jury in Berlin. 

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