In the Media

Alongside the newly commissioned pieces that have been published on this website, we’re extremely glad that there’s been an array of great essays written about Margarethe von Trotta throughout the years. We want this site to be your portal to all them. Navigate to them below and let us know if you spot any more.

Margarethe von Trotta: “Becoming a director was always the real goal” by Erica Carter
Sight & Sound

The Truth is a Word: The Films of Margarethe von Trotta (by Jay Crosbie)
The Quietus

What goes around: Margarethe von Trotta’s history plays (by So Mayer)
Sight & Sound

The Lost Credit of Margarethe von Trotta (by Tara Judah)
Watershed Cinema

New Cineaste and Young Cineastes (by David Hudson)
Criterion Collection

Honoring Katharina: The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (by Amy Taubin)
Criterion Collection

40 Years of Margarethe von Trotta’s Fiercely Feminist Films (by Ela Bittencourt)

Leading feminist filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta turns 75