11/18/2018 20:00 – Caligari FilmBühne
Germany 2018 99 min original version with English subtitles
by Esther Bialas
Script: Lena Krumkamp, DoP: Christiane Buchmann, Editor: Jan Ruschke, Production: Das Kind mit der goldenen Jacke Filmproduktion, Producers: Mathieu Miville, Nathan Nill, Andrea Schütte, Cast: Valerie Stoll, Milena Tscharntke, Godehard Giese
Esther Bialas grew up in Wiesbaden and Mainz. After completing her A-levels, she travelled to Siberia as a film editor’s assistant. Following that, she worked as a director’s assistant for theatre and film. She began realising her own short film projects, and in 2006 she took up audio-visual media studies at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin with a focus on directing. In 2007, she was involved in founding the film collective “Das Kind mit der goldenen Jacke”. In 2009, her short film BEYOND FORTUNE celebrated its premiere at the International Film Festival in Cannes. In 2010, she began studying directing at Hamburg Media School, graduating in 2012. HANNA’S HOMECOMING is her feature film debut. Esther Bialas lives and works as a director in Hamburg.
Filmography: 2009 NICHTS VON BEDEUTUNG, 2010 BEYOND FORTUNE, 2011 DIE KATZE TANZT; LANDERDBEEREN, 2012 STÜRZENDE TAUBEN (all short films), 2015 KOMM SCHON! (TV series), 2018 HANNA’S HOMECOMING