Zora Rux | Writer & Director



7/12, 6:15pm, "Personal approaches to gender equality"Panel Talk, French Institut of Kansai, Kyoto, Salle Inabata

6/12, 6:30pm Life-Film and Music Improvisation with musician Yoshiki Kato at Goethe Institut Villa Kamogawa, Kyoto

2/12, 12am - 5pm children's workshop at Goethe Institut Villa Kamogawa's christmas market

November 3
MUTTER, 7min Short film at Goethe Institut Osaka, Festival of German Films

20/10, 4pm Goethe Institut Villa Kamogawa shows SECOND THOUGHTS with english & japanese subtitles

September - December
Artist in Residence at Villa Kamogawa, Goethe Institut Kyoto, Japan

Festival for Women's Rights Seoul, South Korea, shows SECOND THOUGHTS

June + July
shooting of feature film MEN BEHIND FAMOUS WOMEN

Goethe Institut Paris shows SECOND THOUGHTS


Nov 30
ICH ICH ICH Theatrical Release in Germany, distributed by UCM.One
ICH ICH ICH at Bieberacher FF, FilmZ, Exground
*Prize for Best Cinematography at FilmZ

ICH ICH ICH Opening Film at Cinema Jove, Valencia, Spain

Sat, 30/4 1pm

ICH ICH ICH Berlin Premiere at Achtung Berlin
Sun, 24/4 5.30pm Babylon 1 Mitte
Mon, 25/4 7pm  Wolf
Tue, 26/4 6pm Babylon 2 Mitte
*Prize for Best Cinematography

WHAT HAPPENS IN YOUR BRAIN... at Short Monday Filmhaus Köln
Mon, 11/4 8pm

ICH ICH ICH / SECOND THOUGHTS US-Premiere at Cinequest
1-17 april  on your couch
9/4 8pm CEST   screening party

ICH ICH ICH German Premiere at Max-Ophüls-Festival Feature Film Competition
18/1 8:30 pm


Nov 1
ICH ICH ICH UK Premiere at Raindance
Curzon Hoxton, 8:20 pm

ICH ICH ICH Brazilian Premiere at Mostra Sao Paulo / Main Competition
Oct 22 at 2pm
Oct 23 at 5pm


ICH ICH ICH Asian premiere at Taipei Film Festival / Int New Talent Competition

ICH ICH ICH Worldpremiere at Zürich Film Festival / Fokus Competition

Leuchtstoff funding from MBB and RBB for my new feature

MOIN funding for 3rd draft of GIRLSPLAINING

June: First draft of new feature film finished

April 30th: FiSH-Festival im Stadthafen Rostock is doing a FiSH-TV-programme this year with short films from the past years, among them my short SAFE SPACE from 2014 with a QnA from this week. Live at 12am here

April: Second draft of feature film GIRLSPLAINING finished

February 17th, 8pm: Screening of the short film SAFE SPACE followed by a QnA at Filmarche

February: Music video for the swedish jazz musician Pål Nyberg

January: Frist draft of feature GIRLSPLAINING finished.


November: ICH ICH ICH in Work In Progress at the International Filmfestival Mannheim Heidelberg.

July: I shot a music video for my friend and long term collaborator Johanna Montanari aka DAS NEUE NORMAL

July 5: We got script funding from Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig Holstein for Girlsplaining

May 6 & 7: Moderation at Fish Filmfestival.


December 20: “What happens in your brain...” will be broadcasted at Arte again.

November: Jury member at Stockholm International Filmfestival together with Erik Hemmendorff (producer THE SQUARE) and Rojda Sekersöz (Actress and Director)

“Ich Ich Ich”-Pitch at Stockholm Filmfestivals Work in Progress Section

August: Jury member at Alpinale Short Film Festival

May: SAFE SPACE at Finos Filmes Festival in Sao Paulo accompanied by my masterclass “The camera thinks” at FAAP, organised by Goethe Institut and AG Kurzfilm


Review Kino-Zeit on ICH ICH ICH (german)

Interview on ICH ICH ICH for Max-Ophüls-Festival (german)

Review Artechock on ICH ICH ICH (german)

Review DMovies on SECOND THOUGHTS (english)

Interview for Taipei Film Festival about ICH ICH ICH / Second Thoughts (english)

Interview at Zürich Film Festival together with main actress Elisa Plüss on ICH ICH ICH / Second Thoughts (German)

Tagesanzeiger Zürich on ICH ICH ICH (german)

Article about ICH ICH ICH / Second Thoughts in the Work-in-Progress-Section at International Filmfestival Mannheim Heidelberg

Article about ICH ICH ICH in the Work-in-Progress-Section at Stockholm Filmfestival

Interview Lunamag about music video “Gib nich so an” in German

Interview Filmschoolfest Munich about „What happens“ in German

Interview Filmschoolfest Munich about short film “Safe Space” in English

Fernseh-Interview Uckermark TV zum Dreh von „Ich Ich Ich“

Radiointerview Deutschlandfunk Kultur zu „Geschützter Raum“ in Cannes

Kritik zu „Geschützter Raum“, In the Palace - Blog

„Geschützter Raum“ gewinnt FiSH-Preis, Rostock Heute