Live conversation with Teona Strugar Mitevska and the filmmakers of #EuropeVoicesofWomeninFilm2020 (16 June 2020).

 

 

 

 

Teona Strugar Mitevska

 

 

North Macedonian born Teona Strugar Mitevska started as a child actor, trained as a painter and graphic designer and studied film at NYU-Tisch School of Arts. She directed her first short, VETA, in 2001, and has been making films ever since: How I Killed a Saint, 2004; I Am From Titov Veles, 2007; The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears, 2012; Teresa and I, 2013; When the Day had No Name, 2017 and most recently, God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya that premiered in competition in Berlin Film Festival 2019, where it was awarded the Ecumenical Prize. The film has received more than 30 awards internationally, most notably the 2019 LUX Prize by the European Parliament and was sold for theatrical release to over 40 territories world-wide. In 2018, France's Ministry of Culture awarded her the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Letters. Teona Strugar Mitevska lives between Skopje and Brussels with her son Kaeliok.

EUROPE! VOICES OF WOMEN IN FILM 2020 is presented by EFP (European Film Promotion) and Sydney Film Festival 2020. The programme is supported by the Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union and Eurimages and presented for the first time in cooperation with European Women's Audiovisual Network (EWA) and Festival Scope. The media partners are Screen International, Fade to Her and Fred Film Radio.

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