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Born in 1970; director and producer

Studies of science of communication, political sciences and law; M.A.

1995 Film Class; New York University

1988-1995 Journalist for Print, Radio and Television

1995-1997 Assistant director for various documentary productions including "Belcanto - the tenors of the 78era", "Made in Germany", "Opera Fanatic"

Films include (as producer): "Mir sejnen da - Jews in Germany after 1945", 4 part - documentary series, Bavarian Television Prize, "Gefangen im Netz - Caught in the Net" (ARTE), "A Woman and a Half - Hildegard Knef" (Nominated for the German Film Prize), "Bound"(ORF, SF-DRS, 3Sat, NRK) and "Furtwängler's love" (MTV, NRK, ORF, SF DRS, SVT, TSI, YLE and EuroArts).

Films include (as director): "Sinai, 5.6.1967", ARD; "Aida's Brothers and Sisters - black voices in opera and concert", WNET-USA, BR, WDR, SWR, YLE, DRS, NRK; "Reri Grist - Opera is Theatre", BFS (Bronze plaque at Columbus film festival); "Still Move - Portrait of Saburo Teshigawara", ZDF-3SAT, SF-DRS; "Legends: Osho formerly known as Bhagwan", ARD; "Joseph Schmidt - story of a short life" developed and distributed with Mediaplus 3SAT, ORF, SF-DRS; "Sophie Scholl - against all odds", BFS, Neue Goldkind, Broth Film; “Mozart in Vienna” , 24 hours Mozart, Euroarts, SWR, Vienna Mozartjahr.

Marieke Schroeder's films have been broadcast in 24 countries, they have been released on VHS, DVD and in theatres. They have been shown at film and TV festivals in Berlin (Berlinale), Munich, Leipzig, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Ohio and Monte Carlo.