Dr Tonia Kazakopoulou is a Lecturer in Film and Television at the University of Reading, UK. Her research interests include women’s cinema of small nations, particularly of Greece; contemporary European and world cinemas; genre and gender in film and television. She is the curator of the international standing conference of Greek Film Studies, Contemporary Greek Film Cultures (London 2013, Seattle 2015, Vienna, 2018, Thessaloniki 2020) and co-editor of Contemporary Greek Film Cultures from 1990s to the Present (Peter Lang, 2017). She has also published on women’s cinema and popular cinema, on Greek women screenwriters, as well as on contemporary Greek cinema and motherhood. Her chapter ‘Young Women’s Deadly Rebellions in the films of Yorgos Lanthimos’ is forthcoming (2022). Tonia sits on the editorial board of Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies.

Contact: Department of Film, Theatre and Television, University of Reading, Minghella Studios, Shinfield Road, Reading RG6 6BT, UK.