Don’t miss Maria Schrader at the Berlin & Beyond Film Festival in San Francisco! On February 4th, the talented and multiple award-winning German actress (screen and stage), director, and screenwriter Maria Schrader will be honored with the festival’s first-ever Career Achievement Award, and screening her latest work as director – the historical and timely film: Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe.
Maria Schrader was born in Hannover, Germany, in 1965. She started her acting career as a student at the Staatsschauspiel Hannover and subsequently studied at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna. In her first starring role in Dani Levy’s indie comedy I Was on Mars (1991), she received the Max Ophüls Prize for Best Young Actress, followed by the Hessian Film Award in 1992. She collaborated with Levy on several other films, including The Giraffe (Meschugge, 1998) – which she co-directed and co-wrote, Väter (2002), and Silent Night (2015).
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe is her third directorial feature. She co-wrote the screenplay with Jan Schomburg. The film was chosen as Austria’s official entry to the 2017 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film consideration.
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