Mia Engberg is a film director and producer based in Stockholm. She has written, directed and produced a number of films ranging from short documentaries about gay skinheads and straight edge vegans to poetic feature films exploring autofiction and the notion of time and passion. She was the curator and producer of the
project Dirty Diaries – 12 shorts of feminist porn that gained worldwide attention and is considered a milestone in feminist film history.
The Belleville trilogy tells a story of love that ranges over 30 years and explores the aesthetics of visual silence, a cinematic language that liberates the imagination of
the spectator. Belleville Baby, the first film in the trilogy, premiered at the Berlinale 2013 and received a number of awards among others the Guldbagge award. The
second film, Lucky One, was awarded with the Eurimages Audentia Award 2019 and Hypermoon, the last part, won the Best feature award at Dokufest 2023.
Mia Engberg is the author of three books; Aesthetics of absence, The Visual Silence and Darkness as material and she is currently teaching and researching at the
Stockholm Uniarts. She is also the bass player in legendary ska-punk band Vagina Grande.
2019 Lucky One
2013 Belleville Baby
2009 Come Together / Dirty Diaries
2005 165 Hässelby
2002 Bitch & Butch
2001 Selma & Sofie
1999 California über alles
1998 Love in Buddha's kitchen
1997 Kött är mord
1997 The Stars We Are
1996 Parkside Girls
1994 Les enfants du square