Heddy Honigmann

Heddy Honigmann (1951) is a Peruvian-born Dutch director of fictional and documentary films. Heddy Honigmann was born on 1 October 1951 in Lima, Peru to Polish Jewish immigrants. She has spent most of her adult life in the Netherlands, having become a Dutch citizen. Most of her films have been Dutch productions, but have been made in a variety of languages. In 2003 the Museum of Modern Art in New York held a retrospective showing of a number of her films. Honigmann won the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2007 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. In November 2011, the Centre Pompidou in Paris will hold a retrospective showing all of her films.



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