Born in Aalen, Baden-Württemberg, in 1962, Angela Schanelec studies acting in Frankfurt am Main. Between 1984 and 1991, she works at several German playhouses before studying film directing at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie in Berlin. She has been an independent film author and director since 1995. In 2005, she founds Nachmittagfilm. She is also a film lecturer at Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg.
Source : Festival del film Locarno 2016