Theresa Traore Dahlberg

Theresa Traore Dahlberg

Sweden

Biography

Theresa Traore Dahlberg was born in 1983 in Värnamo, and spent her childhood on the Swedish island of Öland and in Burkina Faso. She is now based in Stockholm. After a couple of years in New York assisting directors, photographers and production managers, she studied 16mm film at The New School in New York and spent three years at the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. Her graduation film, TAXI SISTER, about the female taxi driver Boury in Dakar, Senegal, has gained a lot of attention and been screened at festivals worldwide. Theresa Traore Dahlberg has since produced a TV series aired on Swedish National Television (SVT) and filmed with different production agencies and organizations in Haiti and in Burkina Faso. OUAGA GIRLS (2017) is her first feature documentary and was screened at Goteborg FF.

Films Selection