Born in East-Berlin, Rosa Friedrich studied directing at the Film Academy Vienna with Michael Haneke and Jessica Hausner, focusing on a playful approach to film language and filmmaking. Her graduation film Potted Palm Trees was selected for Karlovy Vary Film Festival and Festival du Nouveau Cinema Montreal. She was nominated for First Steps 2020 and was part of Berlinale Talents 2021. Before dedicating herself entirely to film she studied philosophy, psychology and film studies and lead various dance and theater groups.
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