Sonja Prosenc



After graduating from University, Slovenian film director Sonja Prosenc attended both the Sarajevo and Berlinale Talents, co-founded the Monoo Production House and was selected for the TorinoFilmLab. Her award-winning and critically acclaimed first feature “The Tree” was the Slovenian candidate for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2016. Her approach to film language has so far been appreciated by cinephiles and film critics alike and she has been selected by CIneuropa among eight most promising European female film directors. Her second feature film “History of Love” premiered at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2018 - Main Competition, where Grand Jury awarded it with Special Mention. The film also received two awards at Slovenian Film Festival 2018, Special Festival Prize at IFNF, was selected for Slamdance 2019 and other festivals around the globe.

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