Michaela Kirst (Germany)

Micheala Kirst is working as a freelance documentary film director in New York and Berlin. She has studied History, Psychology and German Language in Cologne and Toulouse. Her last film Between the Lines was broadcasted in 2008 on several European TV channels (RB, Arte and WDR). Together with Robert Cibis and Lilian Franck she produced the documentary series Disgustingly Healthy and The Crusade against Evil. Now she is working in postproduction on the documentary film My Deathcleaner and Me.


  • Kommt Europa in die Hölle? (45´, Germany, 2004) - segment director
  • Die Menschenfischer
    33´, Germany, 2004
  • Ekelhaft gesund/ Disgustingly Healthy - together with Robert Cibis
    86´, Germany, 2007
  • Jesus liebt dich/ Jesus Loves You (80´, Germany, 2008) - segment director
  • Zum Nazi verdammt - Deutsche in amerikanischen Lagern
    52´, Germany, 2008

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.