Gerhard Wissner

Managing Director (Kasseler Dokfest, Filmladen Kassel e.V.)

Gerhard Wissner Ventura, born 1962, master studies at University of Kassel: sociology, political and educational sciences, since 1985 participation at Filmladen Kassel e.V., since 1989 programmer and curator for the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival (focus on short film and installations), 1995 founder and co-owner of the BALi cinemas Kassel, since 1997 festival director of Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival.
Freelance curator, a selection: 1998, 2002 Werkleitz Biennale, 1997, 2002, 2007 organization and realization of the documenta film program and dOCUMENTA (13), Co-curator of Emerging Artists (AG Kurzfilm / German Films Vol. 1 - 3.); jury activity for numerous national and international festivals.

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