Theresa George - Festival Management
studied Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Leipzig and is especially interested in forms and genres of contemporary production of knowledge and culture, in both the global and post-colonial context. She mainly works in the threshold between critical social science theory and film/ art/ museum. She organizes lectures and film series, writes for journals like AnthroVision and CARGO and supports and edits book projects. Moreover she co-develops films. The last two feature films – DRIFT (by Helena Wittmann, 2017) and CASANOVAGENE (by Luise Donschen, 2018) – were shown at festivals worldwide. Currently she is preparing a research on military-civil border regions.
Nora Molitor - Programmer
born in Aachen, studied Intercultural Communication, Spanish and History at Saarland University and the Institut d'études politiques de Paris. She works for international film, theatre and literature festivals, such as the Berlinale Forum Expanded. For the Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art she was working in film distribution. Currently she shares the responsibility for the Crossing Borders program of the Literarische Colloquium Berlin in cooperation with Robert Bosch Stiftung.
Marie Ketzscher - Program Advisor
born in Leipzig, grew up in Berlin. She studied Political Science and English in Regensburg, where she also led the writing workshop Salamander e. V.. Between 2012 and 2017 she handled PR and press for the international specialist conference FMX and for the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg’s Animationsinstitut. In 2017, she joined the Berlinale Talents team as PR officer besides working on a freelance basis. In addition, she writes for the online journal berliner-filmfestivals.de.