Presidium and Board

INTERFILM exists since 1955 and functions with a honorary management. 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. The actual board was elected at the general assembly in Stockholm 2016.

Members of the Presidium are

President: Prof. Dr. theol. Julia Helmke
Lutheran Pastor, film critic and lecturer, General Secretary of the German Protestant Kirchentag, Fulda (Germany) 
 

 

 

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

 

 

Vice President: Ingrid Glatz
Protestant Pastor, Co-President of Interfilm Suisse, Bern (Switzerland)
 

 

 

Vice President: Jes Nysten
Protestant pastor and film critic, Roskilde (Denmark)

 

 

 

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


 

 

Additional members of the Board:

Dietmar Adler, Bad Münder/Germany, Jury Coordinator
Christian Engels, Berlin/Germany
Joël Friso, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Dr. Viktor Kókai-Nagy, Budapest (Hungary)
Dr. h.c. Philip Lee, Toronto/Canada
Michele Lipori, Rome/Italy
Dr. Jolyon Mitchell, Edinburgh/Great Britan
Dr. Waltraud Verlaguet, Fayence/France