Margarethe von Trotta

German film director, often referred to as a “leading force” of the New German Cinema movement. She boasts an impressive body of work that has won her awards all over the world in the last forty years. Von Trotta is also regarded as “the world’s leading feminist filmmaker” since the predominant aim of her films is to create new representations of women. Her films feature strong female protagonists, and are usually set against an important political background.  Her rich filmography include more than 20 films among among which L’honneur perdu de Katharina Blum (1975); Les années de plomb (1981); Rosa Luxemburg (1986); Vision – Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen (2009); La fuga di Teresa (2012) and Hannah Arendt (2012) take special place.