Industry: The Role of Filmmaking in Times of Crisis

Pavol Pekarçik (Slovakia) of Photophobia and Elaheh Nobakht (Iran) of Dream’s Gate, share their views on how to maintain your creative voice as a filmmaker in times of war and censorship. What are the emotional challenges of conveying their artistic work while being constructive? A conversation on artistic discourse, exploring the potential of film as a tool to convey different perspectives. Journalist Kirill Martynov of Of Caravan and the Dogs will also join the conversation.

Please note: Filmmakers Basel Adra (Palestine) and Yuval Abraham (Israel) of No Other Land, unfortunately won’t be able to join us for this programme.

Moderated by Fatih Abay, Diversity & Inclusion Officer at the European Film Academy.