News |Villa Fellow Ulrich Köhler at Cannes Film Festival

Foto: Pandora Film Produktion

Director, author and Villa Fellow Ulrich Köhler receives his first invitation to the International Film Festival Cannes (May 8th through 19th) with his new film IN MY ROOM. Main producer is Pandora Film Produktion from Cologne. The film is invited to section Un Certain Regard.

IN MY ROOM tells the story of Armin, who is getting too old for the nightlife and the women he likes. He is not happy with his life, but he cannot imagine anything else. One morning he wakes up: the world looks the same as always, but humanity has disappeared.

Ulrich Köhler was born in 1969 in Marburg and studied Fine Arts in France, Philosophy in Hamburg and later Visual Communication at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg, where he also made his first short films. His feature films BUNGALOW and WINDOWS ON MONDAY premiered in the Berlinale Forum and have screened at many festivals worldwide, winning national and international awards. His film SLEEPING SICKNESS premiered in Competition at the Berlinale and won the Silver Bear for Best Directing.

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