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City of Cranes

Premiere Date: December 10, 2008

   

Bio

Eva Weber
Director

Eva WeberOriginally from Germany, Eva Weber, director, is a London-based filmmaker working in both documentary and fiction. Her short documentary The Intimacy of Strangers received the President's Award at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. City of Cranes, which premiered on England's Channel 4 and was shown at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, has won numerous awards, including Best Documentary Short at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Jury Award for Best Short at Full Frame. The Solitary Life of Cranes, Weber's follow-up, premiered at last year's Britdoc Film Festival, where it won the Best Short Documentary Award; the film will have its U.S. premiere at this year's SILVERDOCS Documentary Film Festival. In 2005, Weber set up her own production company, Odd Girl Out Productions, with Samantha Zarzosa. Weber is currently developing a number of feature-length projects, including the documentary LA Storage and the fiction feature Ghost Wives.





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What I didn't realize was that making this film might actually take longer than it would for the crane drivers to put up a 50-story building.”

— Eva Weber, Filmmaker

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