Estephan Wagner

Estephan Wagner


Estephan Wagner graduated from the National Film and Television School in London, but originally studied film editing in Germany. He has been working as a documentary director for more than a decade. He directed Last Dreams (2013) that premiered at CPH: DOX. His feature documentary Les Sauteurs (2016) had theatrical distribution in Germany, France, the UK, and Italy, and has been screened at more than 70 film festivals. It has won more than 15 awards, including a Cinema Eye Spotlight Award and the Ecumenical Jury Award at the 2016 Berlinale.


2020 Songs of Repression (Documentary)
2018 Sea of Sorrow - Sea of Hope (Documentary)
2016 Those Who Jump (Documentary)
2013 Sidste Drømme (Documentary)
2009 The Finishing Line (Documentary short)
2008 Ease My Pain (Video documentary short)
2008 Waiting for Women (Documentary short) (documentary director)

Estephan Wagner's films at RIFF
Songs of Repression
A Different Tomorrow
Year: 2020
At the foot of the Andes Mountains in Chile lies an idyllic German colony called Villa Baviera...