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Katrin Laur

Katrin Laur (born 1955, Tartu, Estonia)
In 1977-1982 Katrin Laur studied film directing at Moscow Film Institute (VGIK, studio of Sergei Gerasimov). After graduating she did not see a chance for herself to work under the Soviet censorhip, and emigrated to Germany. She has lived in Germany and Switzerland, working as a scriptwriter and director, journalist and script consultant. In 2005, she started working in Estonia again and, in 2006, her family film Ruudi was produced, which was successful at numerous international festivals. The following year she founded the production company Content Providers in Tallinn, with which she also produces documentaries. Now she lives and works in Estonia and in Germany.

Filmography
Ruudi (2006), Graveyard Keeper’s Daughter (2011), Roots: One Hundred Years of War and Music (2011).

 

 

 

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