Foto von den Dreharbeiten zu "Die Kafka-Konferenz"
Tobias Sauer, born 1991 in Fulda, studied Visual Communication in the Film and Moving Image class at Kunsthochschule Kassel from 2012 to 2020. His short films, including "Handbook" (2014), "Simba in New York" (2016), "Portrait Wang Bing" (2017) and "Unglücklichsein" ("Unhappiness") (2018), cover a broad spectrum of essayistic, documentary and experimental forms. Among the recurring elements is an engagement with literature, film and media history as well as history in general. His works have been shown at festivals such as Filmfest Weiterstadt, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Festival de Cine de Huesca und IndieLisboa. They have won awards at Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt and Festival La Cabina in Valencia among others. „Die Kafka-Konferenz“ ("The Kafka Conference") (2021) is his first feature-length documentary.