USC Cinematic Arts

Miriam Fassbender is camerawoman, director and author. For many years she worked as 1st and 2nd camera assistant for international movies, before graduating her Cinematoraphy studies at FAMU in 2005 - with exchange semesters in New York and Paris.

She is the director of “Fremd/ Foreign”, a documentary that gives face to migration from Subsahara Africa towards Europe- she remet her protagonists on their journey, searching for another life and difficulties to describe their temporary  non- places /makeshift hideouts  out of her eurozentric perspective.