Sandra Kogut

Sandra Kogut
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sandra Kogut has also lived and worked in France and the USA. She started her career as an artist creating performance pieces and installations, before turning to documentary and fiction films. In the early 1990s she directed the Parabolic People project in six major cities (Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, Dakar, New York, Paris and Moscow). Her work, which hovers at the border between documentary and fiction, has been featured in many venues, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum (New York), the Harvard Film Archive and the Forum des Images (Paris). Her films have won numerous awards in Berlinale, Rotterdam Film Festival, Mar del Plata Film Festival, Rio Film Festival, Oberhausen Film Festival, Leipzig Documentary Film Festival, Vue sur les Docs, Havana Film Festival, Center for Art and Media Technology (ZKM), Hungarian Film Week. Her first feature Mutum premiered at the Cannes Film Festival (Directors’ Fortnight) and went on to numerous festivals including Toronto, Berlin, Rotterdam and others, receiving more than twenty awards worldwide. During a year in Berlin as a guest of the DAAD Künstlerprogramm in 2011, she wrote the script of her feature film Campo Grande (2015) which she has shot in Brazil. Campo Grande premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to win multiple international awards. Since 2015 she is a commentator on a live news show on Brazilian television.
2019 - Three Summers, ff
2015 - Campo Grande, ff
2011 - Diary of a Crisis, sf (doc)
2007 - Mutum, ff
2003 - Passengers of Orsay, sf (doc)
2001 - A Hungarian Passport, ff (doc)
1997 - Adieu Monde ou l'Histoire de Pierre et Claire, sf
1995 - Here and there, ff


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