Karin Jurschick

Born on October 17, 1959 in Essen;
studied theater, film and television at the University of Cologne.
Co-founder of the international women’s film festival "Feminale" in Cologne.
Five-year term as editor for culture for the "Stadtrevue" Cologne monthly magazine;
since then, author and director for radio and television.
Since 2000 films in own production.

Documentaries:
"It should have been nice after that" (Danach hätte es schön sein müssen), Documentary, Germany 2000, 73 Min., 35mm, in cooperation with ZDF/3sat.

"Im Spiegel der Bilder. Die Filmemacherin Birgit Heini", Portrait, Germany 2001, 46min., Digi-Beta, produced by WDR

"The Peacekeepers and the Women" (Die Helfer und die Frauen), Documentary, Germany 2003, 80 minutes, commissioned by ZDF/3sat

Festivals:
Berlinale (Int. Forum 2001), Nyon, München, Pesaro, Kopenhagen, Haifa, Budapest, Leipzig, Wien (Viennale), Sheffield, Duisburg, Kassel, Seattle, San Francisco, Johannesburg und Kapstadt, NOUVelles (Schweiz), Ljubljana, Oldenburg, Oslo, Toronto (Hot Docs), Tornitz (5. Werkleitz Biennale) u.a.

Awards:
FIPRESCI Award, International Forum of Young Cinema, Berlin 2001
Prix Regard Neuf, Festival "Visions du Réel", Nyon, Swiss 2001
Förderpreis der Stadt Duisburg, 25. Duisburger Filmwoche 2001
Best First Documentary Award, Hot Docs, Toronto 2002
ARTE-DOCUMENTARY AWARD 2003 FOR THE BEST GERMAN DOCUMENTARY
Extract from the jury's reasoning: "In 'The Peacekeepers and the Women', political criticism becomes movie-wise palpable."
ADOLF GRIMME AWARD 2004.


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