Ruth Olshan

Ruth Olshan was born in Russia and grew up in Israel and Berlin. She studied directing and film production in Leeds (UK) and Cologne. She lives in Germany and works as a writer and director for fiction and documentary films. Since 2018 she has been working as a professor of film directing at ifs Cologne (International Film School Cologne) and teaches at other universities in Germany and abroad (Cisa Locarno, Filmuniversität Potsdam-Babelsberg, HFF München).

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Young Audience Award Jury (12-14 years old)

YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD SAVE THE DATE ! 12/11/2022 Luxembourg City Film Festival hosts for the 7th time the YOUNG AUDIENCE FILM DAY organised by the European Film Academy. The event... → More

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We are looking for motivated new members for our team for the next Luxfilmfest. Are you a motivated, dynamic and organised film lover and have always dreamt of working for... → More


Join us at Ciné Utopia Wednesday, July 6th at 7:30 PM for this month's LuxFilmLab for a screening of one of Claire's latest feature: B OTH SIDES OF THE BLADE... → More