Director, Writer, Producer GREECE

Athina Rachel TSANGARI

Athina Rachel TSANGARI

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Biography

Athina Rachel Tsangari studied Literature, Philosophy and Drama at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Art in Performance at NYU, and Film at the University of Texas, Austin. Her thesis feature, The Slow Business of Going (2001), resides in MoMA’s permanent film collection. She co-founded the Cinematexas International Short Film Festival (1997-2007). Her sophomore feature Attenberg premiered in competition at the 2010 Venice Film Festival (Coppa Volpi Award for Ariane Labed) and went on to win several awards at festivals worldwide. She is the co-founder of Haos Film, based in Athens and including in its credits three films directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Her third feature, Chevalier (2015), premiered at the Locarno Film Festival. She is currently preparing her first stage directing of Wedekind’s Lulu, commissioned by the Salzburg Summer Festival.

Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2017
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Directors

Giacomo GENTILOMO

Giacomo GENTILOMO

Khalil JOREIGE

Khalil JOREIGE

Director, artist
Michel FRANCO

Michel FRANCO

Director
Maya DREIFUSS

Maya DREIFUSS

Director
Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Director, writer
Olivier ASSAYAS

Olivier ASSAYAS

Director
René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

Director
Roger CORMAN

Roger CORMAN

Sydney POLLACK

Sydney POLLACK

Director
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