Lilian Franck (Germany)

Lilian Franck has been directing and producing films for the international market for more than 10 years. She studied at the Filmakademie of Baden-Württemberg, at the Grande École Le Fresnoy – Studio National des artes contemporains and at the Discovery Campus Masterschool. In 2003, she won the French-German prize for young journalist with the movie Half a Chance, co-directed by her husband Robert Cibis. The documentary film Human Capital- The Employment Trade has been sold in five countries. “Jesus Loves You” is her first feature lenght documentary film for cinema.


  • Welcher Film
    5´, Germany, 1992
  • Smaller Talk
    Germany, 1993
  • Omen - 15 Stunden Tekkno
    12´, Germany, 1994
  • Clemi flüchtet
    12´, Germany, 1994
  • Die Uhr tickt total
    50´, Germany, 1996
  • Oma Maertens
    15´, Germany, 1997
  • Supermerle
    30´, Germany, 1999
  • Kapital: Mensch - Das Geschäft mit der Arbeit - together with Robert Cibis
    52´, Germany, 2004
  • Kommt Europa in die Hölle? (45´, Germany, 2004) - segment director
  • Jesus liebt dich/ Jesus Loves You (80´, Germany, 2008) - segment director
  • Das Glück aus der Dose
    43´, Germany, 2009
  • Pianomania - together with Lilian Franck
    93´, Germany/Austria, 2009

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.