Gerd Braune was born in Toronto in 1954, and has dual Canadian and German citizenship. From 1983 to 1992 he was a correspondent for Associated Press (bureau chief for the regional office Hessen and Rheinland-Pfalz). From 1992 to 1997 he was at the news desk at the Frankfurter Rundschau, Frankfurt. He has been a freelance correspondent in Ottawa since 1997 for newspapers in Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and Switzerland.
Festivals: 2004 (Canada-Europa)