Bio ‐ Filmography
of Johanna Pauline Maier

Born in East Berlin.

1985 emigration of the family to the FRG.

Grown up in Mainz.

Studied philosophy, sinology at HU Berlin, Paris VII, Beijing University (1999-­2000); MA at LMU Munich and film directing studies at Filmacademy Beijing 2000 –­ 01, since 2001 at the University of Television and Film, Munich. Was member of the collecitve of artitsts La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres. Lives between Munich and Paris.


Films (selection):


Voyages, fic, 107', HD - in progress.
The Dreamers, fic, 81’, HD, Germany/France 2013 (Viennale 2013).
Conversation with my Dad, doc, 25’, BetaSP, G/F 2009. PARIS/paris I, doc/exp, 56’, 16mm, G/F 2006-­2008.
Agnès Varda – the camera – and taking an image, doc, 42’,

BetaSP, G/F 2007.
Malgré tout – Montparnasse, co – dir. with Peter Jung, doc/exp, 44’, BetaSP, F 2006/2007.

The Strangers, doc., 14', Germany 2005.
Vlado Kristl: I am a Human Experiment co – dir. with Markus Nechleba, doc, 85’, BetaSP, G 2005.
World conference of the Homeless, co -­ dir. with Vlado Kristl and Carola Regnier, fict/exp, 4’, BetaSP, G 2004

(Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2004).
Man walking, fict/exp, 11’, 16mm, G 2002, (Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen) 2003.
Face to face (Xiangdui, 相对) fict, 23’, BetaSP, PRC 2000.