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In the Limelight: Lucrecia Martel

In the Limelight: Lucrecia Martel

Feb 12th 2013
Matthijs Wouter Knol, Lucrecia Martel
Lucrecia Martel, a founding figure of the New Argentine Cinema, whose acclaimed films include The Headless Woman and the Alfred Bauer Award-winning film The Swamp, gives a master class at the Talent Campus. Martel's complex and elliptical narratives are grounded in their treatment of the local often telling stories that visually reveal the social atmosphere that her protagonists struggle within.

Matthijs Wouter Knol

Matthijs Wouter Knol is the CEO and director of the European Film Academy since 2021. Previously, he was an award-winning documentary producer. After a short stint at IDFA, he worked for the Berlinale as the Berlinale Talents programme manager (2008-2014) and director of the European Film Market (2014-2020). Among his key missions at the European Film Academy are supporting, connecting and uniting the best people and work in European cinema.
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Lucrecia Martel

Argentinian director and writer. After several award-winning short films she made THE SWAMP, THE HEADLESS WOMAN and THE HOLY GIRL, which entered the competition in Cannes, Berlin and Sundance and won several awards. Her project ZAMA was part of the 2013 Berlinale Co-Production Market.