Steffi Giaracuni is born on 1975 in Heiligenstadt (Germany). Since 10 years she is living in Basel (Switzerland). She studied media design at the Bauhaus University in Weimar (Germany) and documentary film with focuse on camera at the Zelig – School for Documentary, Television and New Media in Bolzano (Italy).
Since 10 years she repeatedly realizes documentary film projects as director, editor, camera operator and producer. „Didi Contractor – Marrying the Earth to the Building“ is her first full-length documentary as a director.


2011 Zwischen Kommen und Gehen | Short Documentary (director, camera, editing)
2010 Laura D’Oriano – Die geheimnisvolle Schweizer Spionin | TV-Doc (editing)
2007 Brüder | Cinema Documentary (camera)
2006 Per chi vien su dalla campagna | Short Documentary (editing)
2005 Seringal – Das Versprechen der Ministerin | TV-Documentary (editing)
2003 Nelken für Reisch | Short Documentary (director)

Director       Steffi Giaracuni
Film Editor       Britta Kastern
Cinematographer       Maria Rank
Sound recordist       Senso
Composer       Nico Contesse, Fatima Dunn
ColorGrading       Bahman Kormi
Graphic       Christina Albert
Re-recording Mixer       Bernhard Leimbrock
Mixed at       Herold Studios, Frankfurt/Germany
Subtitling       tradukt, Basel
Subtitling spanish       Natalja Dudek
DCP       tweaklab AG, Basel
Producer       Steffi Giaracuni, Britta Kastern, Bahman Kormi, Norma Giannetta
Production       individuofilm, Basel/Switzerland
      Xaras media GbR, Frankfurt/Germany
      Norma Giannetta
supported by       Fachausschuss Audiovision und Multimedia BS/BL
      Fachausschuss Film und Medienkunst BS/BL
      Bundesamt für Kultur BAK
Genre: Documantery
Running time: 81 min
Production country: Switzerland, Germany
Production year: 2017
Original language: English, German, Hindi
Subtitles language: English, German, French, Spanish
Screening format: DCP
Aspect ratio: 16:9 Flat
Framerate: 25 / 24
Color: Color
Sound format: Dolby Digital 5.1
Original title: Didi Contractor – Marrying the Earth to the Building
Also Known As: Didi Contractor – Leben im Lehmhaus (CH)
Didi Contractor – La vie en maison glaise (CH)