Presidium and Board

INTERFILM exists since 1955 and functions with a honorary managment. Its activities are supported by different churches and cooperation partners as festivals and filmcultural organisations. It works with an international presidium and an enlarged board. Every three years a general assembly is held for all members of INTERFILM.

Members of the Presidium are

President: Prof. Dr. theol. Julia Helmke
Lutheran Pastor, film critic and lecturer, Executive Official at the Office of the Federal President, Berlin

 

 

 

Executive Director: Karsten Visarius
Film critic, Head of the Filmcultural Center of the Evangelical Church in Germany, Frankfurt

 

 

 

Vice President: Denyse Muller
Protestant Pastor, President of INTERFILM France, Arles/Cannes

 

 

 

Vice President: Charlotte Wells
Art historian, Coordinator of Cultural Affairs of the Church of Sweden 
 

 

 

Jury Coordinator: Hans Hodel
Protestant pastor and teacher, former Film Commissioner of the Reformed Church in Switzerland, Bern

 

 

 

Additional members of the Board:

Dietmar Adler, Bad Münder/Germany
Ingrid Glatz-Anderegg, Aaarwangen/Switzerland
Piet Halma, Baarn/Netherlands
Philip Lee, Toronto/Canada
Dr. Jolyon Mitchell, Edinburgh/Great Britan
Jes Nysten, Roskilde/Denmark
Werner Schneider-Quindeau, Frankfurt/Germany
Dr. Gianna Urizio, Rome/Italy
Dr. Anita Uzulniece, Riga/Latvia
Dr. Waltraud Verlaguet, Fayence/France