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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 Je später der Abend 1973-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie My Wonderful West Berlin 2017-02-11
Known For
Poster of My Wonderful West Berlin
Poster of Rosakinder
Poster of Queens Don't Cry
Poster of The Harald Schmidt Show
Movie My Wonderful West Berlin 2017-02-11
Movie Desire Will Set You Free 2015-08-28
Movie I Feel Like Disco Rosa von Praunheim 2013-10-30
Movie Rosakinder 2012-11-25
Movie Rent Boys 2011-12-07
Movie Two Mothers 2007-10-27
Movie Here's Looking at You, Boy Himself 2007-02-16
Series Menschen bei Maischberger Unknown 2003-09-02
Movie Queens Don't Cry Himself 2002-02-09
Movie Birth of a Nation Himself 1997-01-01
Movie I was a Jewish Sex Worker 1996-10-22
Series The Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Die Aids-Trilogie: Feuer unterm Arsch - Vom Leben und Sterben schwuler Männer in Berlin 1990-01-02
Movie Survival in New York 1990-02-16
Movie Anita - Dances of Vice 1987-10-03
Movie The Bite 1984-01-10
Movie Tally Brown, New York 1979-05-04
Movie Underground and Emigrants 1976-10-25
Movie The Enchantment of the Blue Sailors Matrose 1975-10-24
Series Je später der Abend Unknown 1973-03-18
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