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Experiences - Ana Katz

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Experiences - Ana Katz

Argentinian auteur artist Ana Katz who is a director, scriptwriter, actress and producer, will share her experiences and know-how with the festival's audience. The conversation with her will take place after the screening of A Stray Girlfriend, which is directed by Ana Katz and starring Ana Katz in the leading role. The film had its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section in Cannes Film Festival.

Biography

Ana Katz was born in Buenos Aires in 1975. She studied in Universidad del Cine (Film and Cinema University) and took acting classes with Julio Chávez, Elena Tritek and Ricardo Bartís.

Her first film, El juego de la silla (“Musical Chairs”,) which she wrote and directed, and in which she also participated as an actress, premiered in San Sebastián International Film Festival in 2002, where it had a special mention from the jury. Later, it received other awards: directorial debut in the Toulouse Cinelatino Rencontres and the Casa de las Américas Prize.

She wrote and directed plays such as El juego de la silla, Lucro cesante and Pangea. She participated as an actress in Whisky (directed by Juan P. Rebella and Pablo Stoll,) Lengua materna (Liliana Paolinelli) and Por un tiempo (Gustavo Garzón,) and in plays like Amor, dolor y que me pongo (directed by Mercedes Morán) and Revolución de un mundo (directed by Inés Saavedra.)

Her second film, Una novia errante (“A Stray Girlfriend”,) had its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section in Cannes Film Festival and won the Film in Progress award in San Sebastián International Film Festival. It also received Best actress award in Lima Independent International Film Festival and the International Federation of Film Critics award in the Havana Film Festival.

She worked for several years as director publicist in Felhner Films Producer.

Los Marziano (“The Marziano's Family”), her third feature, which was produced by KyS Films and presented in the San Sebastián International Film Festival Official Selection, premiered in 2011.

She co-founded Laura Cine Producer with Laura Huberman. She came up with and created the project Índice de Actores (www.indicedeactores.com.ar), co-produced by Fundación Sagai, which is a conceptual site that compiles portraits of argentine actors and actresses.

She participated as an actress in the medium-length film O que fica (Daniella Saba, France-Brazil.)

In 2014 she shot her fourth film, Mi amiga del parque (“My Friend from the Park”,) produced by Campo Cine (co-produced by Mutante Cine –Uruguay– and Laura Cine) which starred herself and Julieta Zylberberg. It was premiered in theaters in 2015 and won the Special Jury Award to best Script in Sundance Film Festival 2016.

She participated as an actress in Kiki, Paco León’s Spanish feature.

She will direct Sueño Florianópolis, whose screenplay won the Ancine-Incaa co-production award. It will be shot in Brazil, starring Mercedés Morán and Gustavo Garzón. It is produced by Campo Cine, together with Laura Cine, Groch Films and Pródigo Films (Brazil).

Filmopraphy

My Friend from the Park (2015)
Los Marziano (2011)
A Stray Girlfriend (2008)
El fotógrafo (2005)
Musical Chairs (2002)
Ojalá corriera viento (2001)
Pantera (1998)
Merengue (1995)

Events are free of charge. Invitations can be obtained, on the day of the event, one hour prior to the event, at the Akbank Sanat ticket counter.

24 March 2018 Saturday 18:30

Akbank Sanat

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