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 II: serial edition

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Our entertainment recommendations for Corona times continues with TV shows. Find your new obsession, from cartoons to prestige dramas.

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Streaming through the Coronavirus quarantine

Our film insider put together a few special picks to keep you entertained and engaged during the Corona isolation. All films are available OmU and OV to recreate our local cinema listings on the small screen.

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Top 10 Films of 2019, Part II: families to flames

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In the conclusion to our Top 10 Movies of 2019, our film writer Heiner looks at the final five entries. Including major Oscar contenders, smaller indie fare and the best film of the year and perhaps the decade.

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Top 10 Films of 2019, Part I: misfits to queen bees

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The Oscar nominations come out Monday. How many of our film critic's picks will have made it to the list? How many of these have you watched so far?

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3 highlights not to be missed at DOK Leipzig 2019

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Trouble choosing from the huge cinematic menu at DOK Leipzig, our city's international documentary and animation film fest kicking off on Monday for the whole week? Our film writer gives you a tasty, bite-sized starter selection.

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Lateinamerikanische Tage: jury insights

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LeipGlo contributor Heiner was in the jury for the Lateinamerikanische Tage competition, and shares his experience and some recommendations from the lineup. Your entry point into the rich Latin American landscape the fest represents - it starts today.

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