Valeska GRISEBACH

Valeska GRISEBACH

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Biography

After having studied Philosophy and German studies in Berlin, Munich and Vienna, Valeska Grisebach trained to become a director at the Film Academy Vienna, under Peter Patzak, Wolfgang Glück and Michael Haneke. In 2001, her graduation film Be my Star received the FIPRESCI Award (Special Mention) at the Toronto International Film Festival as well as the Grand Jury Award at the Turin Film Festival. Her second feature film, Longing, was invited to take part in the Berlinale Competition (2006), won several awards, including the Special Jury Award in Buenos Aires (BAFICI), the Grand Prix Asturias at the Gijón Film Festival and the Special Jury Award at the Warsaw Film Festival. In 2017, her third feature film, Western, premiered at the 70th Festival de Cannes in the Un Certain Regard section and received numerous distinctions worldwide.

Films presented at Cannes

WESTERN 2017 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2018
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Directors

Cristian MUNGIU

Cristian MUNGIU

Director
Carlos DIEGUES

Carlos DIEGUES

Director
Eduardo VALENTE

Eduardo VALENTE

François OZON

François OZON

Script Writer, Director
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director, Actor
Jane CAMPION

Jane CAMPION

Actress
Karim DRIDI

Karim DRIDI

Script Writer
Michael HANEKE

Michael HANEKE

Director, Actor
Thomas VINTERBERG

Thomas VINTERBERG

Director, Script Writer
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