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

François OZON

François OZON

Script Writer, Director
Jacques BARATIER

Jacques BARATIER

Script Writer, Director
James GRAY

James GRAY

Director
Kon ICHIKAWA

Kon ICHIKAWA

Director
Midge COSTIN

Midge COSTIN

Director
Tengiz ABULADZE

Tengiz ABULADZE

Script Writer, Director
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