Festival Guests

Christian Schwochow (c) Main Street Films_110x130

Christian Schwochow, director

at West via Skype on Friday, October 10, 7 pm

Christian Schwochow (b. 1978, Bergen, GDR [now Germany]) has films including November Child, Cracks In The Shell and Bornholmer Strasse.More ...
Christian Schwochow (c) Main Street Films_110x130

Jacky Ido, actor

at West on Friday, October 10, 7 pm

Jacky Ido (b. 1977, Burkina Faso) has appeared most recently as the leading male role in the 2014 12-part TV series Taxi: Brooklyn South (by Luc Besson) and is known for a number of other film roles.More ...
(c) B.B. Tschack

B.B. Tschack, DJ

at Opening Night Berliner Party on Friday, October 10

B.B. Tschack is originally from Berlin, but moved to Washington, DC in 2008. His global sounds lead him to numerous festivals, and he regularly spins his turntables at events in DC.More ...
Christian Schwochow (c) Main Street Films_110x130

Marco Wilms, director

at Art War on Sunday, October 12, 2 and 4:15 pm

Marco Wilms (b. 1966, East Berlin, Germany) is the head of Heldenfilm. Previous films include Tailor-Made Dreams (2005) and Comrade Couture (2009).More ...
(c) Petra Volpe

Petra Volpe, director

at Dreamland on Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 and 9 pm

Petra Volpe (b. 1970, Suhr, Switzerland), an independent writer and director, has made Beautiful Weekend, Small Fry and Spring in Autumn.More ...
(c) JRKaufmann

Judith Kaufmann, director of photography, bvk

at Dreamland on Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 and 9 pm

(b. 1962, Stuttgart, Germany) has worked on award-winning films like If not us, who?, Two Lives, and When we leave. In 2012 she received the honorary award of the Deutsche Kamerapreis.More ...
Peter Pfeiffer

Peter Pfeiffer, professor

at Beloved Sisters on Thursday, October 16, 6 pm

Peter C. Pfeiffer is Professor of German and affiliated faculty member in the Program in Film and Media Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.More ...
Eddie Cockrell

Eddie Cockrell, co-curator, Film|Neu

in attendance during Film|Neu

Eddie Cockrell is a Washington native and freelance film critic for the trade paper Variety. He is currently the program director of the social justice film event The Big Picture Film Festival in Sydney, Australia.More ...

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