An Apparent Secret has already won an award for its innovative form of artistic expression since, in the film, the production process somehow plays a part in the creation of the world being filmed. Eva Könnemann’s attention was captured by symbols characteristic of the town of Emmelsum. However, the director’s decision to travel there was influenced, primarily, by how the residents themselves described Emmelsum as a place to live: “There isn’t very much to say about Emmelsum.”
Oberhausen ISFF 2015 - Zonta Prize
Born in 1973 in Frankfurt am Main. Studied at the Film Academy of Baden-Württemberg. Lives and works in Berlin. Her work, which has been shown all over the world, has won many awards.
2002 Happy Problem (short)
2008 Die Tragöden aus der Stadt / The Tragedians of the City (doc., short)
2015 Tajemnica poliszynela / Das offenbare Geheimnis / An Apparent Secret (doc., short)