Alexander Nanau is a German-Romanian film producer and director. Born in Romania, he studied at the Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB). His documentary film The World According to Iob B. was awarded an International Emmy Award in 2010 and travelled to over 70 film festivals around the world.
Nanau received fellowships from the Academy of Arts Berlin and from the Sundance Institute. His first feature documentary, Peter Zadek Inszeniert Peer Gynt (2006) premiered at the Munich International Film Festival and was released in cinemas across Germany and Austria in 2006.
His latest feature documentary film, Toto and His Sisters, immerses in the family of three siblings struggling to escape the grip of poverty and drugs in a Bucharest ghetto. It won several awards and was acquired by over 20 international broadcasters, having its theatrical releases in France, Italy and Romania in 2015.@AlexanderNanau