Core team: Mary Jiménez

Mary Jiménez

Project leader - Coach

Master in Architecture UNI. Master in film production INSAS, Studied directing actors with Ron Burrus Stella Adler studio in Los Angeles. She has been teaching : film production and directing actors in Escuela de los Baños, Cuba, Lausanne (ECAL) at the INSAS and IAD in Brussels. She has directed 4 feature films and ten documentaries shown in selected festivals. The 56th Festival dei Popoli organised a retrospective of her work in 2015. Her last film By the name of Tania was shown at the Berlinale 2019 and got several awards.

“When I speak, I recognise clearly that there is speech only because what “is” has disappeared in what names it. . . the nostalgia of language turns towards what it is always missing, by the necessity where it is to be the lack to say it.”

Maurice Blanchot

FUGA (2023), co-directed with Bénédicte Liénard


THEY CALL IT THE BURNING / On l’appelle la brûlure (2022), co-directed with Bénédicte Liénard



FUGA – Feature Film (Fiction) –  2023
Co-directed with Bénédicte Lienard
Not yet released

They call it the Burning 2022
In collaboration with Bénédicte Liénard

By the name of Tania – LM Hybride 2019
In collaboration with Bénédicte Liénard
Official Selections
Berlinale – 2019
Grand Prize Raindance Film Festival London – Jury Prize Fidadoc
Grand Prize Melgaço FF (Portugal) – Prix du Jury Namur FIFF – Prix de la Photo Namur FIFF

Sortir du Noir – Atlas of Transitions II
Co-directed with Bénédicte Liénard
European Project with Noma Omran

Sortir du Noir – I
First part in the framework of ‘Atlas of Transitions’,
Co-directed with Bénédicte Liénard
European Project – Théâtre de Liège.

Le Chant des Hommes – Feature Film (Fiction)
Co-directed with Bénédicte Liénard
56th Festival dei Popoli –  Full Retrospective of documentary films (2015)

Face deal  – Documentary
Official Selections
Visions du Réel Nyon
Courtisane – Gent
Filmer à tout prix – PRIX DU CBA

Sobre las brasas – Documentary
Co-directed with Bénédicte Liénard
Brouillon d’un rêve de la SCAM
Prix Quadrature du cercle  – Filmer à tout prix
Festival Filmer le travail – Poitiers – Grand Prix
Official Selection Helsinki Film Festival
Jury Prize FIDOC – Chili
Jury Prize Taiwan IFD


Héros sans visage – Documentary
Official Selection Visions du Réel Nyon

Le Dictionnaire selon Marcus – Documentary
Official Selection Cinéma du Réel 2008

La position du lion couché – Documentary
Official Selection Rome Film Festival
Prix de l’interculturalité festival
Filmer à tout prix – Bruxelles 2006

Loco Lucho – Documentary
Prix du Jury Festival de Taiwan IFD

L’Air de Rien- Feature Film (Fiction)
Best Directing Award, Festival de Barcelona

Du verbe Aimer – Documentary
Berlinale – Forum

La Moitié de l’Amour – Feature Film (Fiction)

21:12 Piano Bar – Feature Film (Fiction)
Prix de la Confédération du Cinéma d’Art et d’Essai