Competition: US & Canada
Ioana Uricaru is a Romanian-American filmmaker. She is interested in stories that reconsider the historical past, focus deeply on the details of lived experience or interrogate the relationship between the US and the rest of the world. She co-directed the omnibus Tales From the Golden Age (Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival), and co-wrote and directed Lemonade (nominated for the Independent Spirit Someone to Watch Award). Her work has been part of the official selections at the Cannes, Berlin, Sundance, Tribeca and AFI festivals, and was supported by the Cannes Cinefondation Residency and the Sundance Institute. Ioana is a Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin and of the American Academy in Rome.