Rick Minnich (Germany)

Rick Minnich was born in Pomona, California in 1968 and grew up in Kansas, Arizona and California. After graduating with a B.A. in English Literature from Columbia University in 1990, he moved to Berlin, where he studied directing at the Film and Television Academy “Konrad Wolf.” His graduation film Heaven on Earth won the 2001 Babelsberg Media Prize for best documentary graduation film in Germany, and in 2002 it took the FIPA d’Or in Biarritz and numerous other prizes in the United States and Europe. It also screened at IDFA in 2001. Rick Minnich's films have been shown throughout Europe by such TV broadcasters as ARTE, WDR, ORF, etc.

Filmography

  • Delphi 1830
    1993
  • Beim nächsten mal wird alles besser
    1994
  • Book of Lenins
    1996
  • Bild ohne Titel
    1997
  • Nette Jungs und böse Buben
    1997
  • Good Guys and Bad Guys
    1997
  • Heaven on Earth
    2001
  • Homemade Hillbilly Jam
    2005
  • Forgetting Dad
    2008
  • The Bomb Hunters
    2015

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.