Barbara Lorey de Lacharriere

Film Critic, Germany

Cultural journalist and film critic for various major German and Swiss dailies and magazines for over twenty years such as Die Welt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, TAZ, epd film, tip magazine. Curator of photo exhibitions in Europe and the USA (Annemarie Schwarzenbach, The Dark Years 1937 – 1938; Paris, New York; Chicago, Tbilisi); Annemarie Schwarzenbach: Selected Photographs and Writings, 1933-1940, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College) Former artistic director of the East-West Film Festival (Orenburg, Russia) and program consultant and curator for various international film festivals, including Mumbai Intl. Film Festival, ( India), Visions du Réel and Fribourg Film Festival, (Switzerland), FIPA (France), Millenium Film Festival, (Belgium), Metropolis Cinema, Hamburg and Filmhaus Nürnberg (Germany), Festival du Cinéma Méditerranéen Tetouan, (Morocco) Director of Department at FIPRESCI in charge of FIPRESCI AWARD Promotion, she has been organizing since 2010 special film programs for a wide range of film festivals all over the world. As a challenge to Covid, she created in 2021 with her company Alizarine, films, arts & events, a film festival in a small rural village in Southwest France, Terres d’Ici, Terres d’Ailleurs. Born in the former GDR, BLdL studied theater and social sciences in Germany and France and is a graduate of Hamburg University (Germany) and a postgraduate from Sorbonne and EHESS (France).

See also “Barbara Lorey de Lacharriere, France

As a Jury Member

  • 61st Gijón Film Festival