Mina Keshavarz

A documentary filmmaker and producer Mina Keshavarz was born in Iran in 1984. She has made several awarded documentary films on social issues which have premiered in IDFA, Thessaloniki, Sheffield, Tribeca, London Film Festival including “Profession: Documentaries”, “Braving the Waves” and “The Art of Living in Danger”. Since Mina established her documentary film production “MinDoc Film Production “on 2013, her films receive support from HotDocs, IDFA, SorFond, Frittord, Sarajevo Film Festival, Netherland Film Institute and Norwegian Film Institute.

Mina is alumni of Berlinale Talents, HotDocs Emerging Docs Accelerator Lab, Nipkow Film Residency, EsoDoc, Close-Up, Tribeca Film Institute, EWA (Audio Visual Women Alliance in France) and Berlin Air Film Residency.

Mina’s new film “The Art of Living in Danger” has screened in film festivals including Sheffield Doc/Fest, Busan International Film Festival (Biff) where it won Best Documentary Film Award, Inconvenient International Human Rights Film Festival, IDFA. the film also qualified for Oscar 2021. Mina is a jury member of One World Media Award 2021.


Project brought to ESoDoc: The Art of Living in Danger