Marianna Economou

Marianna Economou

Greece

Biography

Marianna Economou is a Greek director who studied anthropology, photo journalism and film in London. Since 2000, she has been producing and directing documentary series and independent films in cooperation with European broadcasters including the BBC, arte and YLE. Her documentaries such as MY PLACE IN THE DANCE (2007), BELLS, THREADS & MIRACLES (2009) and FOOD FOR LOVE (2015) have won a number of prizes. Her film THE LONGEST RUN (2018) was nominated for a European Film Award in 2016 and won the VER.DI Award for Best Documentary at DOK Leipzig. Her documentary WHEN TOMATOES MET WAGNER (2019) premiered at Berlin IFF.

Films Selection