Annette Berger is a German director and filmmaker who has been making films since the early 1990s. She is best known for directing documentaries about the lives of everyday people, and for her creative approach to filmmaking.
Berger was born in Munich, Germany in 1962. She studied at the Academy of Television and Film in Munich, graduating in 1988. After graduation, she began working as a freelance editor and director for television and film productions.
In 1992, Berger made her first feature-length documentary, The Other Side of Poverty, which focused on the lives of people living in extreme poverty in India. The film was a success and opened the door for Berger to begin making more documentaries about social issues.
In 1997, Berger released her second feature, The Glass Wall, which told the story of a family of immigrants living in Germany. The film was acclaimed for its heartfelt story and Berger's creative approach to storytelling. The film was also nominated for a German Film Award.
In 2003, Berger released her third feature-length documentary, The Living City, which focused on the lives of people living in a small German town. The film was praised for its intimate portrait of the town and its inhabitants.
Berger's most recent feature-length documentary, The Other Side of Hunger, was released in 2014. The film follows the story of a family living in extreme poverty in India. The film was praised for its honest and intimate portrayal of the family and their struggles.
Throughout her career, Berger has been praised for her unique approach to filmmaking and her ability to tell stories that resonate with audiences. Her films have been screened in film festivals around the world, and she has been honored with several awards.
Berger continues to make films that explore social issues, and her films remain a testament to her creative vision and storytelling skills. She is currently working on a new documentary about the lives of the homeless in Berlin.