Margot Mecca

Festival dei Popoli – Istituto italiano per il film di documentazione sociale ETS (Italy)

Margot Mecca is a researcher, programmer and producer working mainly in the field of creative documentary. She works at Festival dei Popoli since 2011, she’s currently a member of the selection committee and Head of Doc at Work Future Campus, an initiative dedicated to emerging talents in documentary filmmaking. She collaborates, in different roles, with several film festivals around Europe (FIDMarseille, Visions du Réel, Majordocs).

She holds a PhD in Geography from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; she has been a post-doctoral researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra from 2019 to 2023. Her research interests focus on urban public space, gender, youth and the use of cinema in ethnographic research.

Secondment destination:
University of Applied Arts Vienna, March 2023

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