Isa Willinger

(*1980 in Munich) studied film at HFF Munich and has an MA in Slavic and American Studies. Isa spent one year in New York, on a Fulbright scholarship. In 2010 lived in Mos- cow on a scholarship by the DAAD. Michael Ballhaus produced a social spot that she wrote and directed. And she wrote a book on the works of Russian-Ukrainian filmmaker Kira Muratova.


Regina, Vera, Alek – Russians in New York, 2005; Pornoprotokolle, 2009; Better Save Than Sorry, 2010; Geteilte Stadt, geteilte Wege, 2011; Fort von allen Sonnen, 2013; Worte aus Stein, 2017; Hi, AI, 2019.

HI, AI (16+)

Germany, 2019, colour, 87 min.
Director: Isa Willinger
With an AI, you have to keep your sentences short and to the point. This piece of advice is given to Chuck as he‘s picking up his robot partner Harmony fresh from the factory. In Tokyo, Grandma Sakurai is given the cute robot Pepper, so that she feels less lonely. How will robots and artificial intelligence change our lives? This stunning emotional documentary shows us tomorrow‘s world today.
Russian premiere


Max Ophuls Preis – Best Documentary