Irja von Bernstorff


Irja von Bernstorff is an award-winning director, writer and producer of documentaries with a thematic focus on environmental and social issues. She has worked for ARD, ZDF, ARTE, ProSieben, NHK (Japan) and numerous NGOs. In 2013, Irja moved to Bhutan, where she became the first foreigner to create a 25-episode series for Bhutan's only television station, BBS. The filming of this resulted in her first multi-award winning cinema documentary "The Farmer and I".