JAN GASSMANN, born in Zurich in 1983, made documentaries in South America and India before studying at the University of Television and Film Munich. His documentary Chrigu and his fiction film debut Off Beat both screened at the Berlin International Film Festival. His documentary Karma Shadub (co-directed by Ramon Giger) won the Grand Prix at Visions du Réel in 2013.
Films (selection): Chrigu (2007, doc; CE’08), Off Beat (2012), Style Wars 2 (2013, doc), Karma Shadub (2015, doc), Heimatland (Wonderland, 2015; CE’16), Europe, She Loves (2016)
Source: Crossing Europe 2016