Marijana Jakovljevic

Film Critic, Croatia

Marijana Jakovljević, film critic, freelancer, was born in Sibenik, but lives in Zagreb. She graduated in comparative literature and French language and literature at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb. From her student days she writes texts on literature, and then on classical music, film, theater, spirituality and theology. She also works as proofreader and editor in book publishing. She worked as a professor of French language. She was the coordinator for the Octavian Award of the Croatian Society of Film Critics (HDFK) for three years. In 2017 and 2018 she was a film selector (one of ten HDFK members) for the »Croatian Film Days«. In 2017 she was a jury member of FEDEORA (Federation of Film Critics of Europe and Mediterranean) at the Pula Film Festival, and the same year she was a jury member of the »Dubrovnik Film Festival« (DUFF). She writes regularly film reviews, weekly and monthly, and about film festivals in Zagreb. She is a member of the Croatian Society of Film Critics (HDFK) and the Croatian Community of Free Artists (HZSU).