Diana Näcke | July-August 2020
Diana Näcke is a documentary filmmaker, author and video artist. Her films Meine Freiheit, Deine Freiheit (My Freedom, Your Freedom) and Die Geister, die mich riefen (The Spirits That Summoned Me) ran successfully at international festivals (including the Berlinale, Max Ophüls Prize, Hot Docs, RIDM, Dok.fest Munich, MARFICI Mar del Plata, and IFF Istanbul) and in German cinemas, and have received several awards. She is currently working on her third film, The Fish Knows Everything, the treatment for which she worked on during her stay at Tarabya Cultural Academy and which was awarded the Gerd Ruge and Haus am See Grant. Näcke also works as a writer for television and collaborates as a video artist with musicians, performance groups, and visual artists. Her first radio play, Woanders (Elsewhere) (DLF), which she directed together with her co-authors Masha Qrella and Christina Runge, was named Radio Play of the Month by the Academy of Performing Arts. Näcke lives and works in Berlin.
Diana Näcke was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from September 2018 to April 2019 and from July to August 2020.