As Time goes by in Shanghai

A movie about the vital power of music and a unique insight into Chinese history.

Writer, Director born 1968 in Schwerin 1989 – 1995 Studies of Physics at Humboldt University Berlin and Informatik at Technische Universität Berlin, studies of theatre science at FU Berlin 1992 – 1999 Projectionst in the various cinemas in berlin / founder of the cinema BALASZ (1994) 1995 – 2003 studies of directing at Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen “Konrad Wolf” since 1999 director/author Film + TV 2001 Winner of the German Film Price „LOLA“ for the Best Documentary with HAVANNA MI AMOR 2007 Grand Jury Prize Nomination SUNDANCE for COMRADES IN DREAMS since 2006 Member of the German Film Academy since 2007 Teacher for masterclasses in Bolivia, India, Russia, Germany, North Korea, Vietnam 2010 Member of the Masterclass 3D FILMMAKING AND STORYTELLING of the European Film Academy with Alain Derobe (3D Supervisor of PINA by Wim Wenders) 2012 Film Retrospective Moskau 2018 Fellowship ARTIST IN RESIDENCE in Hong Kong present work: SUNSET OVER MULLHOLLAND DRIVE A film about the senior home of HOLLYWOOD, shooted in Hollywood, LA (2018)