Lena Karbe

14 September 2022

Born in St Petersburg, Russia, Lena Karbe is a Germany-based filmmaker. Having studied film internationally (École normale  supérieure, University of Oxford and University of Television and Film in Munich), she founded her own production company  KARBE FILM GmbH in 2018 with the focus on documentaries for national and international audiences, based in Munich. The  mission of Karbe Film’s documentaries is to foster new perspectives and amplify voices and opinions outside the status quo. She has produced several feature films before starting to write and direct. Documentary series CHINESE DREAM that she co-directed with Tristan Coloma premiered at Hofer Filmtagen in 2018 and was shown at more than 30 festivals worldwide. It was published on ARTE in Spring 2020. BLACK MAMBAS is her feature film debut as a writer/director.