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Alina Manolache is a filmmaker, artist and professor, known for her work at the intersection of documentary and experimental cinema. After studying fine arts, she transitioned to non-fiction filmmaking, and has since directed a fine spectrum of films, such as ‘Lost Kids on the Beach’, ‘End of Summer’, ‘I AM HERE’, or ‘3 Dialogues About the Future’. These films have premiered at renowned festivals like IDFA, Visions du Reel, or CPH:DOX, and have been showcased in art galleries and museums. Manolache has been honored by Filmmaker as ‘one of the best female directors of IDFA 2020’ and has been interviewed by The Guardian, Calvert Journal, VICE, and AEON. She has also contributed as a commissioned director for VICE (‘Disco is Dead’) and The Guardian (‘2020: A Covid Space Odyssey’), and has been invited as an artist-in-residence in Paris, among others, and as a jury member at prestigious festivals worldwide. As a mentor and lecturer, Alina Manolache has designed courses and workshops for high-profile art schools in Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, and Romania. Currently, she is working on her sophomore feature documentary, ‘A Summer of Nothing’, and teaching MA Film students at HSLU in Switzerland.

Contact: manolache[dot]alina[at]gmail[dot]com

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