Congratulations from Fatih Akin
Happy Birthday!

Fatih Akin © Vanessa Maas / bombero international



Fatih Akin is a German filmmaker of Turkish origin. His movie GEGEN DIE WAND – HEAD ON won the Goldenen Bären Award in 2004 and made him one of the most influential directors in Europe. Back then, he was 30 years old. 2012 he founded the production company bombero international, which produces exclusively his movies. The first bombero production was THE CUT, which premiered August 2014 during the Venice Film Festival.


Director Fatih Akin was guest of the 10th Berlin & Beyond Film Festival in 2005 with his film “Head-On”. “Head-On” is a German-Turkish drama which received numerous prizes, among others the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 54th Berlin International Film Festival.