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Petra Costa, Lea Glob

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Petra Costa, Lea Glob

Petra Costa

Petra started her training in theatre in Brazil at the age of fourteen and later went to the Dramatic Arts School at the University of São Paulo. She then went on to study Anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University. She completed her masters in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics. Petra Costa’sfirst feature Elena (2012), premiered at IDFA and won several prizes in festivals worldwide. It was the most watched documentary in Brazil in 2013 and in 2014 was released theatrically in the United States. Executive Produced by Fernando Meirelles and Tim Robbins, Elena  unfolds as a mixture of fever dream and psychological thriller. It tells the story of two sisters - and as one searches for the other their identities begin to blur. Currently Petra Costa is  writing a feature fiction film entitled Strange Fruit.

 

Filmography

Don Quixote of Bethelehem (2005), Elena (2012), Olmo & the Seagull (2015).

Petra Costa, Lea Glob

Lea Glob

Lea Glob graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2011 with her well received short film Meeting My Father  Kasper Højhat, an autobiographical interpretation of the director’s personal encounter with her long lost father. Among other acknowledgments, the film was nominated for the National Danish Film Award and for The Robert Awards, and won a Golden Panda for most innovative documentary film at the Chinese Shiuan TV Festival. Since then, Lea has received the main award at Nordic Talents for the development of the documentary project Human Female Sexuality, a highly visual film and transmedia project, which investigates the (often contradictory) inner life and imagery of female sexuality. Lea Glob works both as a filmmaker and Director of Photography and has received the Real Talent Award given by the Danish Film Directors. Based in Copenhagen, Lea also works and teaches as part of the Artistic Research program at The National Film School.

 

Filmography

Meeting My Father  Kasper Højhat Mødet med min far Kasper Højhat (2011), Olmo & the Seagull (2015).

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