Karin Hazé

Karin Hazé   began her career promoting artists and deejaying in NYC during her  Living Room parties at the legendary, Time Café.  Karin graduated from Concordia University in Montreal in Film Studies & Film Production with a minor in Photography and at Parson's University in NYC, in multi-media computer graphics. 

 

She has been producing, directing and programming for over 20 years and serves as the Creative Director of  Cinema Feast,  Karin is a also a curator of original events such as her  Taste This!  pop-up natural flower & plant based juice bar happenings and her  Pocket Cinema smartphone  filmmaking workshops. 

 

In 2000, her  one minute short, Cercles, featuring 1895 archival footage of the experimental sound film entitled The Gay Brothers, by the motion picture camera inventor, William Dickson, was selected to represent Canada in the One Minutes Film Movement  in the Netherlands and as part of the One Minutes Anthology. It went on to win the Best International Short in Shanghai and toured in over thirty Bieniales and Museums around the World. 

Most recently, Karin was invited to the largest gathering of civil society to find solutions to the problems of our time at the World Social Forum, on the international  DIVERSITY Panel organized by he First LGBTQ+ committee in Montreal, to discuss her latest project 75 SHOTS, a mentorship/film project addressing the issue of homophobia and finding solutions in countries where homosexuality is a criminal offense and punishable by law.

 

An established figure in her field, Karin brings a great sense of dedication, sensitivity, integrity, engagement, creativity, imagination and passion to all of  her work.  She has served as  Executive Director  and Artistic Director, guest curator, jury member or guest panelist to the following festivals: