Visiting Lecturer (2015)
Heddy Honigmann is a Peruvian-born acclaimed filmmaker who has been living and working in The Netherlands since 1978.
Her films (short and long documentaries, but also short fictions and feature films) have travelled all around the world in festivals and retrospectives, such as in Toronto, Paris, Berlin, Lisbon, Minneapolis, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Ontario, Utrecht, Grasz, Chicago, Berkeley and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
She has received major awards for her films and also career honours such as the Living Legend Award at IDFA (2013), the Dortmund Honorary Award for Documentary Film (2013), the Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement Award (2007), the San Francisco Films Society’s Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award (2007), the J. Van Praag Award from the Humanist Association (2005) Netherlands, the award for her Contribution to the Art of Documentary Filmmaking at the Thessaloniki Film Festival (2004) Greece, the Jan Cassies award from the Dutch National Fund for Cultural Films for Television (2003) Netherlands.
She has also been lecturing in master classes, seminars and workshops in Berlin, Rome, Beijing and The Netherlands.
Around the World in 50 Concerts (2014), IDFA Opening film), El Olvido (2008), Forever (2006), Dame la Mano (2003), Good Husband, Dear Son (2001), Food for Love (2000), Crazy (1999), The Underground Orchestra (1998), Two Minutes of Silence, Please (1997), O Amor Natural (1996), Au Revoir (1995), Metal and Melancholy (1992), Mind Shadows (1987).