Anna Petrus


Anna Petrus is a filmmaker, film critic, cultural researcher, professor, and currently, Artistic Director of DocsBarcelona International Film Festival. She holds a degree in audiovisual communication from Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). She has directed multiple films, including video art, fiction, and documentary, which have toured festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival, Festival des Films du Monde (Montréal), Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya, and FicXixón, among many others. She has worked as a film critic for several relevant film magazines and newspapers in Spain (such as Dirigido por, Cahiers du Cinéma -Spain, and La Vanguardia). She is currently a contributor to the newspaper Ara, where she writes about cinema, audiovisuals, and feminism. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Dones Visuals (Visual Women), the association of women filmmakers in Catalonia.

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Artistic Director of DocsBarcelona, Spain