Cordelia Dvorák

Cordelia Dvorák is a writer, dramaturge, theater director and filmmaker. Since 1996 she has worked on more than 80 international opera, theater and dance productions, including with the Kammerspiele Munich, the Staatstheater Stuttgart, the Grand Théâtre of Bordeaux, the Teatro Sāo Carlos Lisbon, the Piccolo Teatro in Milan and The Nationale Reisopera in the Netherlands. Since 1998 she has written and directed international documentary film productions and video-installations, in cooperation with BBC, Arte, NDR, ZDF, SWR, SVT, SFR, Canal 22, the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, the Goethe Institute and more. She received grants and scholarships from the Goethe Institute, the Berliner Senat, Vassar College, The Larks Playwright Centre New York, the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes FONCA, Mexiko and the Fundación Bancomer, México City as well as the Exzellenz-Mentoringprogramm Kunsthochschulprofessur / UDK University of Fine Arts, Berlin.

She was invited for International guest professorships and lectures at Montclair State University, the University of Fine Art’s Berlin, the Academy of Performing Arts Hong Kong, the Centro Andaluz de Teatro in Seville, the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and the Universidád del Claustro de Sor Juana, both in Mexico City. She is jury member of the Festival Internacional de Cine, Guadalajára, Mexico and the PAF Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, Olomouz /CS. She regularly writes for the FAZ (Ich.Heute.10vor8), The ZEIT (Frauen schreiben: politisch.poetisch.polemisch) and the Amnesty International Journal. (3/19)

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Marceline. A Woman. A Century

A film by Cordelia Dvorák, 2019, 76 min, Color

MARCELINE. A WOMAN. A CENTURY is a fascinating portrait of the persevering French filmmaker, writer, and Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens (1928-2018). Marceline was only 15 when both she and her father, a Polish Jew from Lódź, were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. She survived but her father didn’t, and Marceline had to find radical and unconventional ways…

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