B: in England
Katrin Bowen was born in England but moved to Linden, Alberta at the age of five. Although she grew up in a Mennonite community her interests ranged from acting in b-movie kickboxing films in Los Angeles to writing and directing independent films in Vancouver. At the Vancouver Video poetry festival her short Someone won the Audience Choice Award, and she was honoured to receive the Vision Award for Best Director for Almost Forgot My Bones, which also won the Best International Film Award at the Chroma festival in Guadajara, Mexico and the Audience Choice award at the Vancouver Video poetry Festival. Her 2006 short, Sandcastle won the diversity award from Vancouver`s CITY-TV. Bowen is an Alumnae of the University of California at Berkeley, The Cannes Producing Intensive, Women in the Director’s Chair and the Berlinale Talent Campus. She speaks four languages and lives in Vancouver, B.C. She wrote the story for Amazon Falls, her first feature film.
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