Elena Quintarelli holds an M.A. in Media and Visual Anthropology from FU Berlin. Her research interests include migration and migratory policies, cultural studies, colonial pasts and decolonial options. Besides her M.A. thesis documentary film “Women on the Move” that narrates the stories of four Italian women in Berlin, she collaborated to different documentary projects (“Un colpo al cuore”, “La Deutsche Vita”, “Persisting Dreams”) and coordinated the Film Festival “COMING SOON TO YOUR SCREENS. On archives, legacies and new waves of Sudanese Cinema” at Kino Arsenal and SAVVY Contemporary. She is the project manager of the festival BE.BOP-Black Europe Body Politics and she is a researcher and curator at SAVVY’s documentation centre. For the 4th edition of Herbstsalon Quintarelli curated the Alanna Lockward Archive.