Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2019

Jul, Aug, Sep

Uisenma Borchu | Filmmaker (together with Sven Zellner)

Uisenma Borchu | Image: Sven Zellner
Uisenma Borchu | Image: Sven Zellner

Born in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Uisenma Borchu moved to the GDR with her family. She studied documentary film and television journalism at the University of Television and Film Munich. Her diploma film DON’T LOOK AT ME THAT WAY won the Bavarian Film Award for Newcomer Directors, the Fipresci Film Critics Award at the Munich Film Festival and the Grand Prix in the New Talent Competition of the Taipei Film Festival.

She wrote and directed the play NACHTS ALS DIE SONNE FÜR MICH SCHIEN at the Münchner Kammerspiele. Together with Sven Zellner she is in pre-production of the movie SCHWARZEMILCH, which she will also direct.