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Christopher Buchholz
Director / Producer

Christopher Buchholz was born on February 4, 1962 in Los Angeles and was educated in the U.S., England and France. After graduation, he decided to become an actor, winning a best actor prize in Italy for his first film role as the Pope’s assassin Ali Agca in "The Plot to Kill the Pope". He has since worked with directors such as Michelangelo Antonioni, Peter Yates, Claire Denis, Pierre Schoendoerffer, Virgil Widrich and Alessandro Colizzi. He has also directed for the stage, and made short films including "Amours de Russie", "Happy Birthday" and "Bad Boys' Garden".

Sandra Hacker
Director / Producer

Sandra Hacker was born in 1975 in Augsburg, Germany. After gradutation from high-school she studied for a short time art history, psychology and German literature at the University of Augsburg. After that Sandra Hacker attended Baden-Württemberg’s Film Academy, where she majored in documentary film studies, received a scholarship to the Film Academy Mentors Club, and graduated in 2000. Next up was a Nipkow fellowship for European film and media professionals. Sandra Hacker has been working as a screenwriter, director and film editor since 1998. She and Christopher Buchholz co-founded the production company, SAY CHEESE PRODUCTIONS, in 2003. She directed documentaries such as: Le complice du photographe Pierre Gassmann“, „Laughter is my Lady“, „Der Madendoktor“ (Dr. Maggot), „Kefallonia“, „Ma Vie: Edzard Reuter“.

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