Punto de Vista 2019 Winners
Erika Balsom is a senior lecturer in Film Studies and Liberal Arts at King's College London. Her book After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation, was published by Columbia University Press in 2017. She is the author of Exhibiting Cinema in Contemporary Art (2013), the co-editor of Documentary Across Disciplines (2016), and a frequent contributor to magazines such as Artforum, frieze, and Sight and Sound. Her scholarly work has appeared in journals including Cinema Journal, Screen, and Grey Room, and she has contributed to exhibition catalogues for artists including Sarah Sze, Candice Breitz, and Rachel Rose. In 2017, she was the international curator in residence at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, New Zealand, resulting in the 2018 screening programme and publication An Oceanic Feeling: Cinema and the Sea. In 2018, she was awarded a Leverhulme Prize and the Katherine Singer Kovacs essay award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
Dennis Lim is the director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, where he serves on the selection committees for the New York Film Festival and New Directors/New Films and oversees the year-round repertory and festival programming. He was previously the editorial director of the Museum of Moving Image and the film editor of the Village Voice. The author of a critical biography on David Lynch (The Man From Another Place, 2015), he has contributed to The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Artforum, Film Comment, Cinema Scope, and other publications, and taught film studies at Harvard University and arts criticism at New York University and The New School.
Eva Sangiorgi worked as film programmer since 2004 with a prominent experience in Latin American and Mexico where she founded and directed FICUNAM, International Film Festival of the National University of Mexico from 2011 to 2018. She has been working developing artist film projects and in 2016 she launched the distribution company BRAVA Cinema. Since 2018 she has been appointed as new Artistic Director of Viennale, Vienna International Film festival.