Anka Schmid
(Switzerland)

Anka Schmid studied at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) and works as a filmmaker, video artist and media lecturer. Internationally renowned for her documentary films (“Wild Women – Gentle Beasts”), she has made films for the cinema and television as well as art videos and installations since 1986. She has been honoured with numerous awards and participated in solo and group exhibitions. She consolidates her artistic versatility in “Hairy” to create a multifaceted essay.

Filmography
Warum steht die Welt nicht auf dem Kopf?
1982
Glasfragmente
1983
Fliegen
1984
Transparenz
1985
Habibi - Ein Liebesbrief / Habibi - a love letter
1986
Herzens-Freude / Joy of Hearts
1986
Rondo Gravitat
1986
Die Reise zur Südsee
1986
Mailma - Eine Improvisation / Mailma - an improvisation
1987
Walkwoman
1987
Traumpalast
1988
Techqua Ikachi, Land – Mein Leben / Techqua Ikachi, Land - My Life
1989
Praktisch und friedlich
1991
Hinter verschlossenen Türen / Behind Locked Doors
1991
Magic Matterhorn
1995
Labyrinth-Projektionen
1997
Little Sister
1998
Das Engadiner Wunder / The Miracle Of The Engadin
2000
Onoma: 6 Kurzfilme
2001
Blick in die Zukunft
2002
ABC Sound Alphabet
2002
Yello – ElectroPop made in Switzerland
2005
Rondo Industrial
2006
Shake Hands
2006
Afán
2006
Found Footage I-IX
2006
Dizzywork
2006
Hierig – Heutig (Film)
2008
Isa Hesse-Rabinovitch – Das grosse Spiel Film / Isa Hesse-Rabinovitch – The Movie Game
2009
Mit dem Bauch durch die Wand / Against All Odds
2011
Marzili Badi
2012
Fe-Male (Film)
2014
Wild Women – Gentle Beasts
2015
La Dada – König Hirsch / La Dada - King Deer
2016
Mehr als eine Bibliothek
2017
Haarig / Hairy
2017

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