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Oliver Baumgarten

Journalist

Oliver Baumgarten is a film journalist and curator. He co-founded the film magazine Schnitt and initiated and co-hosted the Filmplus festival. He helped develop the training initiative School of Film Agents (SOFA) and was appointed programme manager and artistic director of the Max Ophüls Preis film festival in Saarbrücken from 2014. He also curated the Goethe-Institut’s film series “Celluloid Curtain,” which toured London, Berlin, Budapest, Vilnius, Zagreb and Helsinki.

Last Updated: March 2022