Sissel Morell Dargis


Born in Copenhagen to Lithuanian and Spanish parents, she studied Film and Media in Denmark and Cuba. She has led community-based social programmes like Rocinha by Rocinha, empowering local youth in Brazilian favela through cultural exchange. She has made documentaries in Argentina and Cuba, and has a background in graffitti and photography focused on urban art. Her short film Plastic (2018) premiered in Visions du Réel and won awards internationally. Her first feature documentary Balomania (2024) has premiered at CPH:DOX.