Karin Becker


Documentary filmmaker and author
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Karin Becker (*1979) is a documentary filmmaker and author. She holds a Directing Diploma from the University for Television and Film Munich and a M.A. in Recent German Literature from the LMU Munich. She also completed the ifp journalism training. She has directed several documentary films of all lengths, selected in film festivals such as the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Visions du Réel Nyon, Duisburger Filmwoche and many others. She received various awards. Her feature documentary “The Wait” had its world premiere at DOK Leipzig in 2018. It also was nominated for the “Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis” and awarded ‘best documentary’ at the UK Film Festival London.

Besides, Karin Becker curated an exhibition on Thomas Mann at the Literaturhaus Munich and works for German television and radio stations. She lives in Munich.