M as in Martha
Film Block: P Cinema: LAB 2 Date: 03.03.18 Time: 12.45-2.15 PM
M as in Marth
Director: Lena Knauss
Runtime: 15 mins
Genre: Drama / LGBT / Youth / Women
Helene (30) (Vicky Krieps, Phantom Thread (2017)) and Martha (32) spend the summer holidays in the Polish cottage of Martha’s parents where they get as close as never before. Two women, one hot summer, and a short goodbye.
Lena Knauss (left) was born in 1984 in Böblingen, Germany. During her school days she worked as a freelance writer for the Böblinger as well as the Stuttgarter Kreiszeitung, wrote screenplays and attended the Berlin Maxim Gorki Theatre In 2005 she began her studies at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in the Department of Film Direction. Her two films “Kirschrot” (2007) and “Streiflichter” (2009) each celebrated their premiere at the Hofer Filmtage. In 2012, she completed her studies with the Swedish film called “Ghosts I Called.”