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MIA ENGBERG

Is a film director and producer based in Stockholm. After studying film at the Ateliers Varan in Paris, she graduated from the Stockholm Dramatic Institute in 1996, where she later on also worked as a teacher at the institute for film and media as a teacher within Documentary film.

To date, she has written, directed and sometimes shot a number of works, usually within the documentary genre. She has played bass in the punk/ska band Vagina Grande and instigated the Sexy Film Manifesto, ”A queer feminist manifest”. The latter also spawned Dirty Diaries – 12 Shorts of Feminist Porn, a collection of erotic shorts. In 2013, she released the semi-biographical, semi-documentary Belleville Baby for which se received the Swedish award Guldbaggen in 2013. Recently, Engberg has developed Visual Silence, an aesthetic concept that challenges elements of sound and visual gaze. With Lucky One, now premiered at the Göteborg Film Festival, she tests out her ideas.