FilmographyAlmost Forgot My Bones (2004) 5 min.
Katrin Bowen was born in England and moved to Canada at the age of four. She was raised in Calgary until the age of eighteen and spent a couple of her formative years in a Holdeman Mennonite community in Linden, Alberta. Katrin completed a degree in Anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley where she made an award-winning documentary on Rap music, “Splitting Reality.”
Katrin directs documentaries and videopoems. “Linden,” a one-hour documentary, is a personal piece about her father’s experience living with one of the most isolated and religious groups in the world: the Holden Mennonites. Her videopoem “Someone” gives voice to the women of the downtown Eastside of Vancouver and was awarded the Vision Award for Best Director at the Vancouver Videopoetry Festival. “Almost Forgot My Bones” is her most recent work, which was supported by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
Katrin was recently awarded a scholarhip to study at the Cannes Producing Intensive at the Cannes Film Festival. She is currently working on a feature script, “Ellis and Louise.”