Faces: Dortmund

Germany/China 2009, Documentary, 51' | Director, Realization FU Qiong

The Chinese director made her way here in 2008 specifically to film Dortmund. From the present-day artist to the former miner and from Dortmund Borussia Football Club to the Hoesch Museum – Fu Qiong succeeds in her documentary Faces: Dortmund in capturing the history and transformation of a place via its inhabitants. A good-humoured portrait of a town in the middle of the Ruhr seen from the perspective of a Chinese woman.


FU Qiong works for Chinese TV. In 2007, she won the Beijing TV Award for Best Direction. She has made several documentaries about Chinese cities that have also been shown on TV outside China. For example: City Gates: Lost and Found, a reportage about Beijing, which was broadcasted 2007 on Arte, the Franco-German arts & culture channel.

Fu Qiong
China, Germany