Leonie Krippendorff

screenwriter and director

The screenwriter and director Leonie Krippendorff ranks among the most distinctive talents of Germany’s young generation of filmmakers, as borne out by her participation in this year’s Berlinale Talents. Her feature debut Looping is a compelling study of the friendship and erotic bond between three women who meet at a psychiatric sanatorium. The film, which features a standout performance by Jella Hasse in the lead role, won a prize at the Guadalajara IFF.