Djamila Grandits

Cinema & Human Rights

Djamila Grandits is a Vienna based curator, film programmer and cultural worker. As part of CineCollective she’s responsible for the artistic direction and management of Kaleidoskop Film und Freiluft am Karlsplatz. Currently she is part of the selection committees of DOK Leipzig, frameout – digital summer screenings, sixpackfilm and tricky women | tricky realities. Member of the non-fiction commission of Zürcher Filmstiftung. Former artistic director of this human world – International Human Rights Film Festival. Works as moderator and host of various panels, events and interviews.

Centering queer-feminist, intersectional and decolonial perspectives Djamila cares about entanglements and the exploration of collective spaces. She is inquisitive about the intersection and deconstruction of theoretical concepts, artistic-, political- as well as activist forms and expressions.

Djamila coordinates the artform-cluster on Cinema and Human Rights and will together with the students be exploring connections, frictions and entanglements of cinematic expressions and human rights practice.

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