Patrick Holzapfel works as a writer, ﬁlm critic and curator. His articles and stories are regularly published in numerous publications in German and English language. He is editor-in-chief of the website Jugend ohne Film. In 2016 he received the Siegfried Kracauer scholarship of the German Film Critic Association. He has curated several retrospectives in Vienna, Berlin, London, and Bern. Currently he is working on his debut novel and a translation of stories told to him by a stone.