Geli Mademli studied journalism (BA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Film Studies (MA, University of Amsterdam), and cultural studies (MA, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and is currently completing her doctoral dissertation on discourses of crisis in different manifestations of Greek film heritage (Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis). She is the Publications Coordinator of the Thessaloniki Film Festival (, where she also works as a programming assistant, writer, desk editor, and translator. She has taught courses on Film Studies and Academic Writing, and Digital Memory and Sovereignty at the Amsterdam University College and the University of Amsterdam respectively. She has curated film programs for venues and institutions like LIMA ( and ΟΤ301 ( in the Netherlands, and the Cinemateca Brasileira (Mostra de Cinema Grego) in Brazil. Articles of hers have been published in international journals and collective volumes. She is a founding member of the editorial initiative EG – figure of speech, whereas she is currently co-editing the special issue "Going Viral: Chronotopes of Disaster in Film and Visual Media for the European Journal of English Studies (EJES, Routledge), to be published in late 2022.