Kersti Uibo

Kersti Uibo



Kersti Uibo is an internationally acclaimed film director, producer, and screenwriter. She is known for her unique and powerful cinematic vision and her ability to bring a story to life on the big screen.

Uibo was born in Estonia in 1974. She graduated from Tartu University in Estonia, with a degree in directing. She then went on to study film directing at the National Film School in London.

Uibo has directed a variety of films, including the award-winning films “The Refuge” (2012), “The Flame” (2015), and “The Misfits” (2018). These films explore a range of topics, from the struggles of a young woman in a cult-like religious community, to the struggles of a group of homeless people, to the poignant experiences of a family after the loss of a loved one.

Uibo has also worked as a producer and screenwriter on a number of projects. In addition to her feature films, she has written and produced short films, music videos, and television commercials.

Uibo is known for her attention to detail and her willingness to take risks. She is passionate about telling stories that are meaningful and that will inspire viewers to think and act.

Uibo has won numerous awards for her work, including the Grand Prix for Best Feature Film at the Estonian Film Awards (2012) and Best Feature Film at the Moscow International Film Festival (2015). She has also been nominated for the European Film Award (2016) and the Berlin International Film Festival (2018).

Uibo is an inspiring filmmaker and a passionate storyteller. Her work has touched the hearts of viewers around the world and has made her one of the most sought-after directors in the international film industry.

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