Jumana Manna op IFFR
Jumana MANNA (1987, USA) grew up in Jerusalem and was educated in Fine Arts in Oslo and Los Angeles. Using primarily video and sculpture, Manna deals with the construction of human identity in relation to historical narratives and the uncertain states of contemporary communities. Her short film A Sketch of Manners (Alfred Roch's Last Masquerade) brought her the Young Palestinian Artist of the Year Award in 2012.
(selection) Blessed Blessed Oblivion (2010, short), The Umpire Whispers (2010, short), A Sketch of Manners (Alfred Roch's Last Masquerade) (2012, short doc), The Goodness Regime (2013, short, co-dir), A Magical Substance Flows into Me (2015)