„Golden Academy ROMY Award 2017“ for “Best Documentary Film”
„Candango“ brasilian film award, Brasilia 2003 “Best actress”

FACTS
Born in Klagenfurt
university-entrance diploma
Studied acting
at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria,
at the Max Reinhardt Institute (graduated 1989) and
at the École Supérieure d’Art Dramatique du Théatre National de Strasbourg / France 1990
Theater Studies at the University of Vienna /Dissertation on Eleonora Duse / Mag.art.

Actress
Television and film productions in Austria, Germany, and Brazil
Engagements at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt, the Theater in der Josefstadt, and the Staatstheater Stuttgart, among others

RR* Screenplay and Direction
You and I” / „du und ich
doc. 103 min. / A / 2011
A story of true love between the physically-challenged Hiltraud and her non-disabled partner Franz.
December 2011, Premiere of the first documentary at the “Gartenbaukino Wien” (Vienna).

RR* Screenplay, Direction and Production
“Peter Turrini. RETURN TO MY POINT OF ORIGIN”

doc.  90 min. (and 100 min. lectures) / 2016
The “Tonhof” in Maria Saal is the “point of origin” of the documentary about and with Peter Turrini.

“The Magic of Children”
fiction / 71 min. /A / 2016
“A film developed together with children, their visions of the world – authentic, poetic and, at the same time, realistic.
The viewers travel to the lightfilled world of community, joy, yearnings and secrets. A fairy tale?“

Website Actress  www.ruthrieser.net