Beatrice Behn

Main focus: Diversity in Film

Twitter handle: @danslecinema


Languages: German, English, Spanish

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Topics: queer film studies, film, lgbtqi*, diversity and inclusion


Beatrice Behn is a freelance film critic with 10+ years of experience and senior film critic and editor-in-chief of Kino-Zeit, the largest German language film magazine for arthouse and independent film. She is also about to graduate from Freie Universität Berlin with a Master’s degree in film studies.
Her fields of expertise are:
- genre cinema
- bodies & gender in cinema
- sexuality in the movies and beyond
- diversity & representation in cinema
- feminist film studies
- film criticism & film festivals.

She is also a documentary film maker and has led and curated several film festivals herself.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

re:publica 2015 Vortrag: "Walk like a Man, talk like a man"
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Ein Vortrag zur Repräsentation von Maskulinität im Film, in Games und Musikvideos zusammen mit Rae Grimm und Rochus Wolff.

This talk is in: German