Monika Müller-Kroll has lived in Amsterdam, London, Los Angeles, and Berlin, filing radio reports for German Public Radio, including MDR, BR and Deutschlandradio Kultur.
She has worked for the BBC World Service and contributed to American radio programs, producing reports for "Studio 360" and NPR's former midday program "Day to Day."
In 2005, she won the RIAS Berlin Kommission Radio Award for her essays "Berlin Impressions."
Between 2007 - 2017 Monika Mueller-Kroll produced short features for NPR Berlin's "Life in Berlin" series. She is currently an editor and reporter for KCRW Berlin.
Apart from radio, Monika's passion is drawing cats. In 2003, her work formed part of the group exhibition "The Cat Show" at Acme Gallery in Los Angeles. In 2009 Parisian publisher Ialou released the first edition of Mittens&Gloves, a collection of Monika's cat drawings.
“When Tomatoes Met Wagner” is the story of a small Greek village (population 30) and the residents who grow and ship organic tomatoes to cities all around the world. The documentary premiered this week as part of Berlinale’s Culinary Cinema.
“We Are Little Zombies” is competing in the Generation 14plus section at the Berlinale. The film from Makoto Nagahisa follows four Japanese teenagers dealing with the deaths of their respective parents.
February 5, marks the 30th anniversary of the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Chris Gueffroy, the last person shot trying to cross the Berlin Wall. We spoke to Axel Klausmeier, director of the Berlin Wall Foundation, to find out more.