Manfred Becker

Film director

1960 –

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Who is Manfred Becker?

Manfred Becker is a critically acclaimed German-Canadian documentary independent filmmaker and film editor. His work often explores personal stories behind current or historical issues.

Born and raised in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Becker moved to Canada in 1983. Since 2001, Becker has been writing and directing documentaries for television, his latest, a look at the phenomenon of tourists seeking out places of conflict and fear entitled Dark Tourism, being the eighth. In the past decade Becker has written and directed eight documentaries for television, earning him numerous nominations and awards. His film Fatherland won the Donald Brittain Gemini Award in 2006 for Best Documentary and was screened at Hot Docs and several other festivals internationally.

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Born
Mar 9, 1960
Wilhelmshaven
Also known as
  • Manfred Wilhelm Becker
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  • Germany
  • Canada
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on July 23, 2013

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