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Katja Esson

Katja Esson is a German-born writer and director known for Ferry Tales (Academy Award Nomination 2004), Skydancer (2010) and Poetry of Resilience (2011) Born and raised in Germany, Esson brings a quirky European sensibility to the distinctively American subjects she chooses. Her documentary short Ferry Tales which turns the unlikely setting of the ... See full bio »

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Ferry Tales Director
Skydancer Director


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  Cantineros de Cuba: WT (Documentary) (filming)
 2016 Amerikas Flüsse (TV Series documentary)
 2011 Poetry of Resilience (Documentary)
 2011 NY Confidential (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Brooklyn (2011)
 2011 Skydancer (Documentary)
 2010 Hooker, Harlot, Whore, Stories of Prostitution (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Latching On (Documentary short)
 2009 We Are New York (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Wedding (2009)
 2006 A Season of Madness (Short)
 2006 Hole in the Sky: The Scars of 9/11 (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Der Hafen von New York (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Tore zur Welt (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2005 The WIN Awards (TV Special) (documentary director)
 2005 Vermisst - Das Geiseldrama in der Wüste (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Adam - Retortenbaby als Lebensretter (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Ferry Tales (Documentary short)
 2002 Searching for Sense (Documentary short)
 2000 Vertical Traveler (Documentary short)
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