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Prof. Marcel Kolvenbach

Foto: Sugata Tyler
Professor of documentary film (TV and Internet)
+49 221 20189 – 120
marcel.kolvenbach@khm.de
"The work consists of engaging politically with images and sounds and their relationships."
(Pierre Bourdieu)

Writer, director and producer - publicnomad productions. Documentaries for TV, online and cinema.


Awards:
* Audience Award "Best Film" 20th Jewish Film Festival, Punta del Este, Uruguay 2023
* Audience Award "Lüdia", Kinofest Lünen 2022
* ARD Program Award, 2019
* Grimme Online Award, 2015
* Environmental Investigation Award, Japan Festival 2015
* Gold Word Medal, New York Festivals 2014
* Best Green Report, Green Screen Festival 2013
* Marler Television Award 2007
* German Human Rights Film Award 2006
* Bronze World Medal, New York Festivals 2005
Filmography (Selection):

2021
Searching for Fritz Kann (Auf der Suche nach Fritz Kann)
Germany, Poland, Argentina, 99 min. cinema documentary film
DIRECTOR/PRODUCTION 
choreography: Reut Shemesh
camera: Katja Rivas Pinzón
music: Cassis B. Staudt
distributor: Real Fiction Films

2019 - 2021
IN SITU - Collaborative Research on Cancer Inequities with Vulnerable Communities in Argentina.
Argentina, 90 min.
CAMERA/DIRECTION/PRODUCTION
In cooperation with Universidad Nacional de Entre Rios, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Instituto Gino Germani

2015
Dügün - Wedding in Turkish
CAMERA/Co-DIRECT.
90 min. cinema documentary (WDR / IFAGE / REAL FICTION).
With Ayse Kalmaz (co-director/sound)

2014 
netwars out of CTRL
CAMERA / DIRECTOR
52 min. TV documentary / cross-media project
(FILMTANK BERLIN / ZDF/arte)

2013 
Atomic Africa
CAMERA / DIRECTOR
90 min. documentary (WDR / A&O BUERO)

2005
WHY DID OURY JALLOH DIE?
Germany, Guinea Conacry
CAMERA/CO-WRITER
45 min. TV documentary, (WDR / A&O BUERO)
With Pagonis Pagonakis (Co-Author)

Lectures - Seminars

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