Jacqueline Lentzou

Jacqueline Lentzou


For me, films are like dreams –not the ones we make, but the ones we have. Dark, memorable, tender, intimate, private, striking, open, absurd. A collage of emotions shaped in images and memories transformed into present.    


Jacqueline (Athens, 1989) is a writer/director whose work revolves around unconventional family structures and their consequences, coming-of-age and the dream. Her filmic language involves discovering poetry in- seemingly- ordinary premises. Her graduation, coming-of- age piece, THIRTEEN BLUE (2013) travelled to numerous international film festivals. She is a 2014 Sarajevo and 2015 Berlinale Talents Alumna and has participated in the Berlinale Short Film Station with her short FOX, which then world premiered in Locarno, winning the Best International Short from the Cinema&Gioventù Jury. Her 2016 film HIWA world premiered at the 67th Berlin IFF in 2017. She was selected to participate in TorinoFilmLab 2017 with her debut feature script project SELENE66. She was invited to represent Greece in the prestigious Locarno Film Academy, as well as in Toronto Talent Lab in 2017. Her most recent short HECTOR MALOT : THE LAST DAY OF THE YEAR will world premiere at the 57th edition of Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2018.

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