Heiner Uebbing

Heiner Uebbing originally hails from rural Lower Saxony and is based in Leipzig. His passion for film dates back to his teenage years, when he started attending film festivals, writing and corresponding about his experiences. You can probably spot him in one of Leipzig’s OmU/OV screenings in the front rows.

Streaming through Corona III: sport is life

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With cinemas back in lockdown, we have to look to our streaming services to find great stories. Here, we put together three very unique shows tackling the subject of sports in completely different and varied ways. All of them are rousing successes and will help you enjoy some precious hours on the couch during the

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True Crime Series: Golden State Killer sentenced

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Paul Haynes, writer and researcher for the seminal true crime book I'll Be Gone In The Dark and the documentary of the same name takes a closer look at the Golden State Killer's recent sentencing hearing and his apology statement.

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Filmkunstmesse Leipzig 2020 – Antifa, bad parents and trauma

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For the 20th anniversary of Leipzig's Filmkunstmesse, we get to highlight three very different films, all led and directed by female artists. Find out what will be in theatres the coming weeks and months, including con artists, Antifa and traumatic experiences.

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True Crime Series: interview with Paul Haynes of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark's co-executive producer and -star Paul Haynes talks to us about his involvement in both helping finish the bestseller by Michelle McNamara and his contribution to the HBO documentary of the same name. He also goes into his unlikely connection to the Leipzig Glocal.

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True Crime Series: I’ll Be Gone In The Dark

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Our True Crime Series continues with an in-depth review of the new documentary series I'll Be Gone in the Dark. The show delves into the massive case of the Golden State Killer and the role of a true crime writer and online sleuth in finally catching him decades later.

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True Crime Series: cults – from heaven to hell

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The second part of our True Crime Series takes deep into the world of alternative societies: Cults that promise a new, better way of living, what their followers gain from joining and how it all inevitably unravels.

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