‘Raju’ Director on Going to Great Lengths to Film a Short Max Zaehle (left) directing Wotan Mohring and Julia Richter in ‘Raju.’ Barbara Chai, Wall Street Journal Although his short film, “Raju,” deals with the weighty subject of illegal child-trafficking, director Max Zaehle is ebullient when discussing his work. Perhaps […]

Angelus Winner Talks Oscar With WSJ

Max Zahle is a student filmmaker who has a movie showing at Sundance this weekend.  But that’s not all.  He just found out the movie “Raju” is also nominated for an Oscar. Max came on Good Things Utah to talk about “Raju” and his accomplishments.  He says “Raju” was shot […]

Angelus Winner discuss Oscar Nom on ABC

2012 Oscar nominee Max Zähle is interviewed on Good Day Utah with Angelus Student Film Festival director Monika Moreno about his acclaimed film RAJU.  Zähle who is a Hamburg Media School grad and was awarded the the 2011 Patrick Peyton Excellence in Filmmaking Award at the Angelus Student Film Festival, received word […]

Angelus Winner & Fest Director Discuss Oscar Nom on Fox

Max Zähle, a graduate of Hamburg Media School, has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short for his film, “Raju,” which will receive a free screening in Park City on Saturday sponsored by the Angelus Student Film Festival. In 2011, Zähle won the Angelus Festival’s Patrick Peyton […]

Student filmmaker wins Oscar nod for his short film

2011 Angelus Student Film Festival grand prize winner and Hamburg Media School grad Max Zähle, who was awarded the fest’s Patrick Peyton Excellence in Filmmaking Award for RAJU, has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short.   The gripping, emotionally harrowing story of a German couple who adopt a young Indian boy in Kolkata has […]

Fourth Angelus Winner In As Many Years Receives Oscar Nomination