Bibliotheca Alexandrina

film type documentary film Production Country Germany production year 2005 runtime 17'00 colour
screening format Beta SP aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3) sound format Stereo languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch

The ancient library of Alexandria (built in 295 BC) was the most famous and largest place of scientific research among all ancient and medieval libraries. With the support of the Egyptian government and UNESCO, the library came to life again in 2002. Director Anke Limprecht shows the everyday life in the largest reading area of the world.

director Anke Limprecht Schnitt / Editing Anke Limprecht Drehbuch / Script Anke Limprecht Bildgestaltung / DOP Christian Hennecke Tongestaltung / Sound Design Echo Ho
Open-Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany
Biberacher Filmfestspiele, Germany
  • Stephanie Hoffmann
  • Kolumbusring 5
  • 53175 Bonn
  • +49 228 239615
  • Bonner Kinemathek
  • Sigrid Limprecht
  • Kreuzstrasse 16
  • 53225 Bonn
  • +49 228 469721

Anke Limprecht

Born 1967 in Biberach;
After five years working as a librarian she followed up her studies at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne;
at present, she is preparing her first feature-length documentary

2000 Lehrfilm über die Rekonstruktion von Stasiakten
2002 Maßnahmen des Bundesverwaltungsamtes zum Schutz von Kulturgut
2003 Maßnahmen zur Rettung der schlesischen Heimat
2004 Für Mischa in Russland