Petr Lom, Corinne van Egeraat

Petr Lom, Corinne van Egeraat

Petr Lom (born 1968)
Petr Lom was born in Prague in, grew up in Canada, and is now based in The Netherlands with together with his partner and producer Corinne van Egeraat. He received his Ph.D. in political philosophy from Harvard and was Associate Professor at George Soros’ Central European University in human rights and philosophy. In 2003, he became an independent documentary director and producer specializing in human rights film. His award-winning films have been broadcast in over thirty countries and screened at more than two hundred and fifty film festivals around the world including Sundance, Berlinale, Locarno, Rotterdam and IDFA.

Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan (2004), On a Tightrope (2007), Letters to the President (2009), Back to the Square (2012), Ana Ana (2013), Burma Storybook (2017).

Petr Lom, Corinne van Egeraat

Corinne van Egeraat (born 1966)
An independent filmmaker and creative producer with a background in theatre, she specializes in projects on creative freedom of expression. In 2011-12, she produced the Self-Portrait Video Project, a year-long workshop on autobiographical storytelling with young Egyptian artists, coaching them to make short films, one of which went on to the 2012 Berlinale. This project culminated with the collaborative feature documentary Ana Ana (“I Am Me” in Arabic) that was nominated for best film at IDFA 2014 and released in the cinemas in the Netherlands. In 2015-2016, she produced Framing the Transition, a human rights photography essay project with twelve young Burmese photographers.


Lord of the Jungle (2000), Cowboys in Kosovo (2004), Speeding on the Virtual Highway (2007), Bridging the Gap (2008), Dislocated (2009), Ana Ana (2013), Burma Storybook (2017).

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 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
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