Special Prize of the Jury at the 2019 Karlovy Vary IFF
Jan-Ole Gerster is a Berlin-based writer/director. After working for German film production company X-Filme Creative Pool, he began studying screenwriting and direction at the Berlin Film Academy (DFFB). His debut film OH BOY premiered at the Karlovy Vary IFF in 2012, was released to cinemas in over 20 countries and won numerous national and international awards. LARA is his second feature film.
Filmography: Oh Boy (2012), Der Schmerz geht, der Film bleibt (2004)