Katja Benrath

Katja Benrath

Director

Director Katja Benrath was born on the 1st of September 1979 in Erbach – Germany. Her first short films (Babydoll, No One Pukes in Heaven and Tilda) were screened successfully at many international festivals and have won international awards. During her master studies at the Hamburg Media School she directed Where Have You Been, Secrecies and Watu Wote, her graduation project, which has been awarded many prizes, including a Student Academy Award, and was nominated for an Oscar.

Filmography

2019 - Rocca Changes the World
2017 - Watu Wote (All of Us)
2016 - Wo warst du (Where were you)
2016 - Schwimmstunde
2015 - Tilda
2013 - Im Himmel kotzt man nicht (No One Pukes in Heaven)
2009 - Puppenspiel

Katja Benrath's films at RIFF
Rocca Changes the World
EFA Young Audience Awards
Year: 2019
Eleven-year-old Rocca lives a rather unique life. While her dad watches over her as an astronaut from...

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