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Rosa von Praunheim

Rosa von Praunheim, born Holger Bernhard Bruno Waldemar Mischwitzky, is a German film director, author, painter and the most famous gay rights activist in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A prolific director, he has made over seventy feature films. He began his career associated to the New German Cinema as a senior member of the Berlin school of underground filmmaking. He took the artistic female name Rosa von Praunheim to remind people of the pink triangle that homosexuals had to wear in Nazi concentration camps.

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Nov 25, 1942 In Riga, Latvia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Grimme-Preis-Verleihung 1964-01-16
Latest Project:
Movie On the Other Side of the Screen: 100 Years of Moviemento Cinema 2022
Known For
Poster of Markus Lanz
Poster of DAS!
Poster of The Bite
Poster of NDR Talk Show
Movie On the Other Side of the Screen: 100 Years of Moviemento Cinema Unknown 2022
Movie Smart Berlin: Der "Stutti" Unknown 2020-12-23
Movie Darkroom Unknown 2019-06-08
Movie Friendship of Men Himself 2018-12-13
Movie My Wonderful West Berlin Unknown 2017-02-11
Movie Desire Will Set You Free Unknown 2015-08-28
Movie How I Learned to Love the Numbers Himself 2014-11-27
Movie I Feel Like Disco Rosa von Praunheim 2013-10-30
Movie King of Comics Unknown 2012-03-01
Movie Rosakinder Unknown 2012-11-25
Movie Mondo Lux: The Visual Worlds of Werner Schroeter Self 2011-04-07
Movie Rent Boys Unknown 2011-12-07
Series Markus Lanz Unknown 2008-06-03
Series Paris-Berlin, le débat Self 2008-01-10
Series Anne Will Unknown 2007-09-16
Movie Here's Looking at You, Boy Himself 2007-02-16
Movie Two Mothers Unknown 2007-10-27
Series Das perfekte Promi-Dinner Unknown 2006-08-21
Series Im Palais Self 2004-05-04
Series Menschen bei Maischberger Unknown 2003-09-02
Series Through the Night with... Unknown 2002-05-10
Movie Birth of a Nation Himself 1997-01-01
Series Nachtstudio himself 1997-09-03
Series Zimmer frei! Unknown 1996-07-09
Movie I was a Jewish Sex Worker Unknown 1996-10-22
Series Die Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Series DAS! himself 1991-01-02
Movie Die Aids-Trilogie: Feuer unterm Arsch - Vom Leben und Sterben schwuler Männer in Berlin Unknown 1990-01-02
Movie Survival in New York Unknown 1990-02-16
Movie Anita - Dances of Vice Unknown 1987-10-03
Series live - die ZDF-talkshow Self 1987-03-26
Movie The Bite Unknown 1984-01-10
Series NDR Talk Show himself 1979-02-09
Movie Tally Brown, New York 1979-05-04
Series Bio’s Bahnhof Unknown 1978-02-09
Series Kölner Treff Unknown 1976-01-25
Movie Underground and Emigrants Unknown 1976-10-25
Movie The Enchantment of the Blue Sailors Matrose 1975-10-24
Series III nach neun himself 1974-11-19
Series Je später der Abend himself 1973-03-18
Movie Von Rosa von Praunheim Unknown 1968-02-18
Movie Carla Unknown 1968-10-01
Series Grimme-Preis-Verleihung Self 1964-01-16