Maria Mohr has been working as a filmmaker and film teacher for over 20 years. The core of her work lies in documentary – on the border to the performative. Initially, she studied French and architecture in Darmstadt and Paris. At that time she was already involved with dance, performance, singing, photography and analog film. In 2005 she finished her studies in Experimental Media Design at the Berlin University of the Arts with her multi-award winning short film “Cousin Cousine”. Her filmic portfolio includes numerous cinema documentaries, short films and image films. Maria Mohr has taught at the German University in Cairo (GUC) as a film lecturer in the Media Design Department, at the Berlin Campus of the GUC and at the Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) Offenbach.