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 is a writer and director, born in June 1989 (Athens, Greece). She is also a London Film School graduate (Distinction, 2013). Her graduation, coming-of- age piece, THIRTEEN BLUE (2013) travelled to numerous international film festivals (including Golden Egg Award in Reykjavik IFF, 1st award in Athens Film & Video FF – Oscar Qualifying). She is a 2014 Sarajevo and 2015 Berlinale Talents Alumna, plus she has participated in Berlinale Short Film Station with her short FOX, which then world premiered in Locarno (where it won the Best International Short by Cinema&Gioventù Jury) and went to follow a successful festival career. In 2016, she shoots HIWA which world premiered at the 67th Berlin IFF in 2017. In june 2017, VIS hosts a retrospective on her body of work. 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 2017.

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