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Eric Friedler

Born in Australia, Eric Frieder is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, whose innovative films have won numerous national and international prizes. He lives in Hamburg, Germany. His evocative case study "The Girl" about a young German who was killed in 1977 during the Argentine military dictatorship was an overwhelming success with both audience ... See full bio »

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 2021 Holes (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2021 Schockwellen - Nachrichten aus der Pandemie (TV Movie documentary) (Commissioning Editor)
 2021 Die Liebe des Hans Albers (Documentary) (commissioning editor: NDR)
 2020 Schuss in der Nacht (TV Movie) (commissioning editor)
 2020 A Black Jesus (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2020 The Process of Recovering (Documentary) (executive producer) / (co-producer)
 2020 Chaddr: Unter uns der Fluss (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2020 Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Lilos Lachen (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Red Penguins (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 The Kingmaker (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2019 A Regular Woman (commissioning editor)
 2018 Die Affäre Borgward (TV Movie) (commissioning editor)
  Ein Foto erzählt Geschichte (TV Mini Series documentary) (commissioning editor - 2 episodes, 2018) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Nasse Hose (2018) ... (commissioning editor)
- Woodstock auf Fehmarn (2018) ... (co-executive producer)
- Ein Autogranm von Elvis (2018) ... (commissioning editor)
 2018 Lehman. Gier frisst Herz (TV Movie documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2018 False Confessions (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 The Cleaners (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2017 Herr und Frau Petry (TV Movie documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2016 Auf den Spuren eines Massakers (TV Movie documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2016 Bagelmania (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2016 Wembley-Tor und Titelträume - Eine Zeitreise zur WM '66 (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Ben-Gurion, Epilogue (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2016 Gestrandet (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2015 Bowlingtreff (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Parchim International (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2015 Cinema Perverso: The Wonderful and Twisted World of Railroad Cinemas (Documentary) (co-executive producer)
 2015 Ein Mann, ein Klavier (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Der Fein in meinem Haus (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Freddy Quinn und die ewige Sehnsucht (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Unforgiven: Rwanda (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2014 Milliardenpoker Formel 1 (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2013 Zugriff im Tunnel - Das tödliche Drama von Bad Kleinen, (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2013 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (commissioning editor - 1 episode)
- Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (2013) ... (commissioning editor)
 2013 Böse Onkel (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2012 Foxtrott 4 - Sechs Monate Afghanistan (TV Movie documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2011 Calm at Sea (commissioning editor: NDR)
 2010 Der Verräter und sein Bruder (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2010 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (commissioning editor - 1 episode)
- The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan (2010) ... (commissioning editor)
 2009 Der verlorene Sohn (TV Movie) (commissioning editor)
 2008-2009 Tatort (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Häuserkampf (2009) ... (producer)
- Auf der Sonnenseite (2008) ... (producer)
 2009 Sometime in August (commissioning editor)
 2007 Das Opfer und der Terrorist (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2007 Die RAF (Documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2006 BND - Über Kalte Krieger und Terroristenjäger (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2006 Die Geheimdienstlegende - Reinhard Gehlen und der BND (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2005 Dimension PSI (TV Series) (commissioning editor - 6 episodes)
- Wiedergeburt (2005) ... (commissioning editor)
- Todeserfahrung (2005) ... (commissioning editor)
- Teufelsaustreibung (2005) ... (commissioning editor)
- Rätselhafte Kräfte (2005) ... (commissioning editor)
- Geister (2005) ... (commissioning editor)
 2005 Inside the Kremlin (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2004 Offiziere gegen Hitler (TV Mini Series documentary) (commissioning editor - 3 episodes)
- Staatsstreich im Untergang (2004) ... (commissioning editor)
- Aufstand des Gewissens (2004) ... (commissioning editor)
- Verschwörung der ersten Stunde (2004) ... (commissioning editor)
 2004 Loki Schmidt - Leben als Abenteuer (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2002 Afghan Massacre: The Convoy of Death (TV Movie documentary) (commissioning editor)
 2000 Die Angst sprang mit - Die jüdische Hochspringerin Gretel Bergmann (Documentary) (co-executive producer)
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