is a Paris- based journalist and filmcritic and has written for numerous major newspaper and film magazines in Germany, France
and Switzerland. A member of FIPRESCI ( Intl Federation of Film Critics), she is charge of Fipresci Award Promotion and organizes special
film programs and retrospectives for festivals. She is the founder of Alizarine Production- films & events Inc, Paris and has curated photo exhibitions
and film programs in Europe, USA and India, has lectured on filme-criticism and film appreciation and is a program consultant for various
international film festivals such as Visions du Reel, Nyon, Switzerland.
Barbra born in former East Germany, studied in Germany, France and has masters degrees in Psychology and Sociology. she has previously
worked in theater and as researcher and trainer in intercultural commincation. she has been a juror at a great number of major international film
festivals all over Europe( incl. Cannes and Venice), Middle East, USA, Australlia, India, Africa.