Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2019

Jul, Aug, Sep

Angelika Levi | Filmmaker

Angelika Levi | Image: Marta Monserrat
Angelika Levi | Image: Marta Monserrat

Angelika Levi studied at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (dffb). Her work has been shown at international film festivals, cinemas and exhibitions. Her short film FAUST AUFS AUGE (1988) won the No Budget Video Prize Hamburg, and DESIREE & POLYLEPIS (1994) was rated “high quality” by the German Film Classification Board in Wiesbaden. MY LIFE PART 2, her first full-length documentary, won several awards and had its premiere at the Forum/International Berlin Film Festival 2003. CHILDREN OF SRIKANDI had its Premiere at the Panorama/ International Berlin Film Festival 2012 and won several awards as well. MIETE ESSEN SEELE AUF was shown in the exhibition "Wohnungsfrage" at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin in the winter of 2014/15.

Long Films:
Mein Leben Teil 2 (My life part 2) 2003, 35mm, 90 min, Berlinale/ Forum 2003, Absent Present 2010, Digital, 85 min, Mostra Internacional de Films de Donnes, Barcelona. Anak Anak Srikandi (Children of Srikandi) 2012, Digital, 75min, by The Children of Srikandi Collective. 62. Berlinale/ Panorama Dokumente. Miete Essen Seele Auf (Rent Eats The Soul) 2015/16 (ZDF/ Arte, 54 min, Co-Regie Christoph Dreher; 3 Kanal Film Installation 64 min)

Selected short films:
Ariel 1984, 16mm, 15 min, Co-Director: Lilly Grote. Sexparty, 1987, Super-8, 10min.  Faust aufs Auge 1988 (Punch on the eye) Video, 5min, Co-Director Antje Schäfer. Auf gehts. Aber wohin? (Off we go. But Where?) 1989, 16mm, 20 min. Das kleine Objekt a (The little object a) 1991, 16mm, 30min. Desireé & Polylepis 1994, 35mm, 9 min. Freunde (Friends) 1995, Super-8, 3 min.  Hay que gastar dinero (You have to spend money) 2004, Videoinstallation, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 2004.

works 2018/17:
Recent production: THE NANCYS (Spain/ USA). Professor for documentary dramaturgy at Filmarche Berlin. Seminar at Universidad de Murcia, Facultad de Comunicación y Documentación. Workshop “Ap-proaching Differences”  at 17th GoEast - Film Festival of Central And Eastern European, Wiesbaden, Germany. Montage of the Installation „Crossings“ by Angela Melitopoulos for documenta14 in Athen/ Kassel.  Film Seminar at The Royal Academy of Arts Copenhagen, Media School.