Jury | Birgit Kohler
Backstory – The Film Residency

Birgit Kohler © Birgit Kohler Birgit Kohler is co-director of Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin (www.arsenal-berlin.de) and a member of the selection committee for the International Forum of New Cinema, a sidebar of the Berlin Film Festival. Her curatorial projects and publications focus primarily on contemporary documentary film, diverse artistic approaches in current international filmmaking and Arab cinema from the Maghreb and the Middle East. She has edited several publications, such as “Performing Documentary”, “Jean Eustache” and “1968 // 2008 – 40 Years of May ’68 and Film”, and gives occasional seminars in film studies, including on the theory and practice of curation.



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