Dea Gjinovci

Dea Gjinovci is a Swiss-Albanian director/producer with a background in Economics and Anthropology; she splits her time between Paris, London and Geneva. She is a 2019 Sundance Talent Forum alum and 2019 Film Independent Fellow. Her award-winning documentary short 'Sans le Kosovo' screened at several international festivals and won Best National Film at Dokufest International Film Festival 2017. Her debut feature-length documentary ‘Wake Up on Mars’ received support from the Sundance Film Institute and JustFilms/Ford Foundation, and won the “Perspectives d’un doc” pitch award at Visions du Réel 2018. It premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and Visions du réel Festival in Switzerland. In June 2018, she co-founded Amok Films with fellow filmmaker Antoine Goldet in Paris. Her work has been described as “a pure embodiment of human dignity” with a sense of “beauty, poetry, sensitivity and wonder”.


Project: Sisters Act