Biography / Andreas Bolm

Andreas Bolm was born in Cologne, Germany, to a Hungarian mother and a German father. After working as a musician and sound engineer in Manchester, England, he began to experiment with photography and video. He studied film and theatre science in Berlin and at the film academy FAMU in Prague. In 1999 Andreas enrolled at the documentary department of the University of Television and Film in Munich.
Andreas is living and working between Germany, Hungary and France. His films portray people in their social and familial environments, examining the fine line between documentary and fiction. Ròzsa (2000), The Sleepers (2003), Jaba (2006),  All The Children But One (2008) and School Files (2012) have been screened at many festivals worldwide. Jaba was presented by Cinefondation at the Festival de Cannes in 2006 and won the “Golden Mikeldi” for best documentary at the Zinebi film festival in Bilbao. In 2009 Andreas attended the Cinefondation Residence Festival de Cannes where he developed his film
Die Wiedergänger/The Revenants (2012). The film was premiered in 2013 at the  63th Berlinale, Perspektive deutsches Kino.