Anne Zohra Berrached was born in Erfurt. After receeiving her degree in Social Education in Frankfurt, she worked as a theater pedagogue in London for two years. She also worked as an assistant director in Berlin for the Hansatheater in the Theater Ballhaus Ost and on the film MUST LOVE DEATH by Andreas Schaap. After an internship as a production assistant for a television show, she shot her first short film, COMIC RELIEF (DER PAUSENCLOWN). Since 2009, she has been studying Film Directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Her films include: DOGS LIKE US (short, 2012), SAINT & WHORE (doc, 2012), TWO MOTHERS (2013), and 24 WEEKS (2016).