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Fritz Baumann was born in 1950 in Brannenburg. From 1973-1977, he studied at the Academy of Television & Film (HFF/M) in Munich. Since 1976, he has been working as an independent producer, director, recording supervisor and film editor. His films include: Mord (1974), Die Pensionierung (1975), Die Begegnungen (1976), co-direction on Let’s Not Talk About It (1978) and Dein Kopf ist ein schlafendes Auto (TV, 1981) with Werner Penzel, So frei wie der Loewe (1984), D’jubel Wies’n (documentary, 1985), Woman (documentary, 1989), The Journey of the Lion (Die Reise des Loewen, 1993) – winner of the Silver Plaque at Chicago in 1993 and the New York Times Film Critics’ Award in 1994, Eisen (TV, 1996), six documentary episodes of Bonn packt (TV, 1999) and Anansi (2002), among others.

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