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Focus on Jacqueline Lentzou

Focus on Jacqueline Lentzou

With pride Go Short welcomes the Greek filmmaker Jacqueline Lentzou (29) as one of her two main guests. Lentzou makes drama films about intimacy and loneliness. During Go Short 2019 Jacqueline will show her prizewinning short movies, give a master class and answers questions during Q&A’s and a full interview.


Intimacy and loneliness

Emotions and subtle movements fascinate Jacqueline. In her movies she like to combine subject that normally contradict each other for example: intimacy and loneliness. In her film Fox (2016) she portrays the way in which death, loneliness and happiness can alternate and influence a family’s atmosphere. Her latest short film Hector Malot (2018) premiered in Cannes and will be showcased at Go Short 2019. The film is about Sofia, a young woman who finds it hard to connect with the people aroudn her. Luckily she has her dog.


Jacqueline Lentzou’s rise to fame

As a young filmmaker Jacqueline Lentzou has made quite name for herself. Her graduation project Thirteen Blue (2013) was selected to be on the short list of the Academy Awards. Her second film Fox (2016) has won sixteen different awards and was selected to take part in Go Short’s European Competition in 2017. The same year her film HIWA (2017) was selected to be in the European Competition as well.