Born in 1953 in Switzerland, Kristina Konrad studied history and philosophy in Paris before moving to Switzerland where she freelanced for Swiss Television. In 1983, she moved to New York City and decided to make films with Gabriel Baur in Nicaragua. From 1987 to 1994 she lived and worked in Montevideo, Uruguay and has since lived in Berlin where she works as an author, director and producer for weltfilm GmbH. She has produced over 20 films including The Red Phallus in 2018, which won the FIPRESCI Award at the Busan International Film Festival and was nominated for the Crystal Bear Generation 14plus – Best Feature Film prize at the Berlin International Film Festival and played at Edinburgh, Fribourg and Kerala film festivals. The Red Phallus is her first APSA nomination for Best Youth Feature Film. As a director and writer, her documentary Unser America (2005) won multiple awards.

Accolades

Tashi Gyeltshen and Kristina Konrad and Ram Krishna Pokharel
Best Youth Film, 2019

The Red Phallus

Best Youth Film, 2019

The Red Phallus

In a remote valley of Phobjikha in the small nation of Bhutan nestled deep into the Himalayas, 16-year-old teenager Sangay lives with her widowed father who is a popular…

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Films

The Red Phallus
2018

The Red Phallus

Bhutan, Nepal, Germany
2018

The Red Phallus

In a remote valley of Phobjikha in the small nation of Bhutan nestled deep into the Himalayas, 16-year-old teenager Sangay lives with her widowed father who is a popular…

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