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Eve Gabereau

Eve Gabereau

United Kingdom



Main Jury 2020


Eve Gabereau is the founder and CEO of Modern Films, a London- based, female-led, social issues-driven production, distribution and event cinema company. It was established in 2017 with the release of "Manifesto" by Julian Rosefeldt, and the executive production on the British- Zambian feature "I Am Not a Witch" by Rungano Nyoni, which won the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut and was selected as the United Kingdom entry for the Oscars.

Their credits include Alice Rohrwacher’s "Happy as Lazzaro" (2018), Iciar Bollain’s "Yuli" (2018), Sacha Polak’s "Dirty God" (2019) and Kim Longinotto’s "Letizia Battaglia: Shooting the Mafia" (2019), as well as "White Riot" by Rubika Shah (2019), "Beyond the Visible" by Halina Dyrschka (2019) and "Luxor" by Zeina Durra (2020). They have worked with several organisations such as British Film Institute, Creative Europe – MEDIA, Royal Opera House, Royal Albert Hall, Tate Modern, British Library, UN Women and Kering Foundation.

Prior to Modern Films, for 15 years Eve ran Soda Pictures, the independent distributor behind such films as "Paterson" by Jim Jarmusch (2016), the German hit "Toni Erdmann" by Maren Ade (2016) and the animated feature "My Life as a Courgette" by Claude Barras (2016).

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