Xandra Popescu is the curator and producer of the screening program D’EST Prologue: O’ Mystical East and West. She works as a writer, filmmaker and curator in Berlin and Bucharest. From 2012 to 2016, together with Larisa Crunțeanu, she has led Atelier 35, one of the most active project spaces in Bucharest. She has a background in Political Science and Philosophy and studied Dramatic Writing at the National Film and Theatre University in Bucharest. Popescu has written for cinema and works as a filmmaker at the intersection between the narrative and the visual. Currently she is in the process of setting up Eroika, a production framework for female artists and directors from the former East.