Valeska Grisebach

Filmmaker (Germany)

Valeska Grisebach studied German literature and philosophy in Berlin, Munich, and Vienna before beginning film studies in Vienna.

Grisebach's diploma film Mein Stern (Be My Star) won the International Critics' Award at the Toronto International Film Festival as well as the prize for Best Feature Film at the Turin Film Festival. In 2006, her second film Sehnsucht (Longing) debuted in competition at the Berlin Film Festival. Grisebach's third film Western premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017.

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