Katarina Hedrén

Katarina Hedrén is a Swedish film-programmer and film critic/writer of Ethiopian origin based in Johannesburg. She is the co-curator of the First Wednesday Film Club Film Club in Johannesburg, the former chairperson of CinemAfrica film festival in Stockholm, the director of the 2016 and 2017 editions of the European Film Festival in South Africa as well as the film-curator for the National Arts Festival in South Africa 2019 and 2020 editions. Katarina also contributes as a programmer and adviser for film festivals and film-initiatives across the world.