Robert Cibis (Germany)

Robert Cibis is the producer and director of several documentary and fiction films. In 2007, his two-parts documentary Disgustingly Healthy won the Ekotop Prize. Last year he finished working on the feature length documentary Pianomania. He acquired a great knowledge of European production at the Masterclass of the Deutsch-Französischen Filmakademie in Paris and Baden-Württemberg. Robert also graduated from Film studies of the universities of Rome and La Sorbonne in Paris. He is married to Lilian Franck, director and his often collaborator.


  • Der deutsche Mittagstisch - together with Martin Horn
    16´, Germany, 1991
  • Oh du Fröhliche! (32´, Germany, 2003) - segment director
  • Kapital: Mensch - Das Geschäft mit der Arbeit - together with Lilian Franck
    52´, Germany, 2004
  • Kommt Europa in die Hölle? (45´, Germany, 2004) - segment director
  • Ekelhaft gesund/ Disgustingly Healthy - together with Michaela Kirst
    86´, Germany, 2007
  • Jesus liebt dich/ Jesus Loves You (80´, Germany, 2008) - segment director
  • Pianomania - together with Lilian Franck
    93´, Germany/Austria, 2009
  • Patient als Beute - together with Martin Gronemeyer
    52´, Germany, 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.