Audrey Diwan

Audrey Diwan (born 1980) is a French film director of Lebanese origin. Prior to becoming a film director she worked as a journalist and a screenwriter.[1] She is a member of Collectif 50/50, a French NGO promoting equality between men and women in the film industry.[2] In 2021 her film Happening won Golden Lion at 78th Venice International Film Festival.[3]

Audrey Diwan
Born1980
NationalityFrench
Occupation
  • Journalist
  • Editor
  • Film director
  • Screenwriter
Years active2008–present
Notable work
Happening

CareerEdit

Her directorial debut film Losing It [fr] premiered in 2019.

Her 2021 film Happening was selected for the main competition at the 78th Venice International Film Festival, where it was subsequently awarded the Golden Lion.[3]

FilmographyEdit

ScriptwriterEdit

  • 2008 : De feu et de glace (Telefilm)
  • 2009 : Twenty Show (Telefilm)
  • 2010 : Mafiosa, saison 4
  • 2010 : Aux yeux de tous
  • 2012 : Le Chant des sirènes
  • 2012 : La French
  • 2015 : HHhH
  • 2018 : Ami-ami
  • 2019 : Losing It
  • 2020 : BAC Nord
  • 2021 : Happening

DirectorEdit

AccoladesEdit

Award Date of ceremony Category Work Result Ref(s)
Venice Film Festival 11 September 2021 Golden Lion Happening Won [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Audrey Diwan". Evene. Retrieved 12 September 2021.
  2. ^ Carrière, Christophe (18 May 2019). "Femmes dans le cinéma : "La parité n'est pas qu'un problème de nana !"" [Women in cinema: "Parity is not just a girl's problem!"]. LExpress.fr (in French). Retrieved 12 September 2021.
  3. ^ a b Lattanzio, Ryan. "Venice Film Festival Awards: Golden Lion Goes to Audrey Diwan's 'Happening' (Full List)". Indie Wire. Retrieved 11 September 2021.
  4. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (11 September 2021). "Venice Film Festival: 'L'Événement' Wins Golden Lion, 'Hand Of God' Takes Grand Jury Prize, Jane Campion Best Director, Penelope Cruz Best Actress, Maggie Gyllenhaal Best Screenplay – Full List". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 11 September 2021.

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