Artistic director of the Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum für Film und Fernsehen and programme manager of the Berlinale Retrospective section since 2006. He is also part of the Berlinale selection committee and was co-curator of the Berlinale section Selling Democracy from 2004 to 2006. He taught film history at Hannover University, curated several exhibitions at the Kinemathek and published many articles and books on film history.
Wender’s work has regularly screened at international festivals. His long list of film credits include the 3D films PINA (2011), CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE (2014) and EVERY THING WILL BE FINE (2015), all of which premiered at the Berlinale. He was presented with the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement in 2015.