Jochen Hick

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Jochen Hick on a film festival at Perm, 2004

Jochen Hick (born April 2, 1960) is a German film director and producer of mainly independent feature and documentary films, also specialising in LGBT subjects. In 1994 he founded the film and TV production company GALERIA ALASKA PRODUCTIONS,[1] based in Hamburg and Berlin. He worked and produced for several production companies and TV channels and contributed to TV documentary programs such as ARD-Exclusiv or SPIEGEL TV Reportage. 2007-2010 he is as well editor-in-chief, head of program acquisitions and co-programming director of TIMM,[2] the first TV channel for gay male audiences in German speaking countries, which has been on the air since November 1, 2008.[3]

His 2008 documentary East/West – Sex & Politics concerns Nikolai Alekseev's attempts to organise the 2007 Moscow Pride event.[4]

His most recent project, the 2017 documentary Mein wunderbares West-Berlin (My Wonderful West Berlin), covers gay experiences in West Berlin between the mid-1940s and the late 1980s and beyond. The film premiered in February 2017 at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (aka Berlinale).[5]


  • Mein wunderbares West-Berlin (My Wonderful West Berlin) (2017)
  • The GDR Complex (2016)
  • Out in East Berlin – Lesbians & Gays in the GDR (2013)
  • DDR unterm Regenbogen (2011) (TV)
  • The Good American (2009)
  • East/West – Sex & Politics (2008)
  • Deutschland – Ein Herbstmärchen (2007)
  • Hallelujah! (2006)
  • Rainbow's End (2006)
  • Am Ende des Regenbogens (2005) (TV)
  • Cycles of Porn: Sex/Life in L.A., Part 2 (2005)
  • Talk Straight: The World of Rural Queers (2003)
  • No One Sleeps (2000)
  • Sex/Life in L.A. (1998)
  • Menmaniacs – The Legacy of Leather (1995)
  • Welcome to the Dome (1992)
  • Via Appia (1990)
  • Gerd Hansen, 55 (1987)
  • Moon Over Pittsburgh (1985)
  • Die Gedaechtnisluecke (1982)


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