Esra Karakaya in conversation with theatre director Milo Rau and filmmaker Zara Zandieh. [Event in English]
Milo Rau is one of the most celebrated theatre directors of recent years. Since 2002, he has created over 50 plays, films, books and actions. His productions have been invited to all of the major international festivals, including the Berlin Theatertreffen and the Festival d’Avignon. He is the artistic director of the NTGent.
Zara Zandieh is a filmmaker born and based in Berlin. The stories told through Zara’s projects are dedicated to a decolonial queer gaze that weaves complexities and multi-layered representations of post-migrant and marginalized subjects into poetic narratives. Zara’s works have been nominated for awards at various film festivals including the BFI FLARE Film Festival and DokLeipzig.
Esra Karakaya is an award-winning journalist, video producer and founder of the YouTube talkshow Karakaya Talks whose aim is to open up an online space for people and narratives that are underrepresented and marginalized in German mainstream media. She has been awarded multiple prizes for her work, including the Grimme Online Award (2020) and the “30 under 30“ award by the Hertie Foundation (2019).
How to watch:
A recording of this event is available on our YouTube channel.
[Image Credits, from left: Esra Karakaya/© Meklit Fekadu Tsige – Milo Rau/© Bea Borgers – Zara Zandieh/© Dana Rubin]