Angela Christlieb

Studied Video Art and Experimental Filmmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts of Berlin under Valie Export, Heinz Emigholz and Elfi Mikesch. In 1997, she moved to New York with an Emerging Artist grant and began working as an independent filmmaker, producing several shorts. Followed by freelanced work as theater manager and research assistant for Anthology Film Archives and Filmmakers Coop New York. In 1999 she received a DAAD Grant to study film production at the New School to write and produce her first feature documentary CINEMANIA. Since 2001 she collaborated with Eve Sussman & the Rufus Corporation New York, for several art projects, including RAPE OF SABINE WOMEN and WHITE ON WHITE. In 2001 she moved back to Berlin and began working as writer and freelanced editor for several artists and filmmakers, including: Monika Treut, Heinz Emigholz, Andrew Horn. In 2007 she worked as freelanced editor and visual artist for Christoph Schlingensief’s AFRICAN TWINTOWERS. 2009 premiere of her second feature documentary URVILLE. 2010 she moved to Vienna. In 2012 she directed NAKED OPERA, living in Luxemburg, Vienna and Berlin. Since 2012 development and production of her feature artist documentary WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GELITIN. 2013 NAKED OPERA premiered at BERLINALE. Winner Heiner-Carow-Award for best German film at Panorama section BERLINALE and Press Jury Award at Message of Man Festival in St. Petersburg. 2014 Theatrical Release NAKED OPERA in Germany and Luxemburg. In 2014 she directed and produced WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GELITIN. 2015 NAKED OPERA theatrical release in Austria. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GELITIN premiered at DIAGONALE 2016. Her new documentary UNDER THE UNDERGROUND will be premiered at DIAGONALE 2019.

Under the Underground
Whatever Happened to Gelitin
Naked Opera
Meine Zähne in Paris
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