Marc Rothemund - 2006 Oscar® nominee for SOPHIE SCHOLL- The Final Days
Film and Conversation
German w/English subtitles
Tel. +1 323 5253388
Villa Aurora Fellows at the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles: MARC ROTHEMUND
The Making of Sophie Scholl
Germany 2005, 60 min, DVD proj.
Join us for an hour of behind-the-scene production footage, and historical interviews about the White Rose, including archival trial footage, followed by Q & A with the filmmaker.
Marc Rothemund was born in 1968.
He worked with directors like Helmut Dietel, Bernd Eichinger, Dominik Graf and Gérard Corbiau.
In 1998 he received the Bavarian Film Prize as best young director for his first feature film Das merkwürdige Verhalten geschlechtsreifer Grossstädter zur Paarungszeit (Love Scenes from Planet Earth).
With 1.7 million spectators, his second feature Harte Jungs (Just the Two of Us) was one of the most successful films of 1999.
In 1997, Rothemund started working with screenwriter Fred Breinersdorfer, first cowriting episodic TV, followed by the award-winning feature Die Hoffnung stirbt zuletzt (2002).
Their cooperation culminated in Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage (Sophie Scholl - The Final Days), which was invited to over two dozen festivals worldwide and has collected numerous awards including the Silver Bear for the Best Direction and Best Actress and the main prize from the Ecumenical Jury at the 2005 Berlinale, just to name a few.
Today Marc Rothemund lives as director, producer and author in Munich.
Marc Rothemund is currently an artist in residence at the Villa Aurora.
Official Website: http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/los/kue/de3075654.htm
Added by Goethe-Institut on March 3, 2008