Samuel Häde, born 1993, works as a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker in Berlin. During a three year long journey across countries such as Afghanistan, Iran, India, Tajikistan and the southern Philippines he developed a sincere interest for humanitarian crisis and geopolitical events.
Through his travels and a diploma in film and television at one of Australias leading filmschools Samuel created his own cinematic handwriting. Samuel is part of the Y-Kollektiv, powered by funk (ARD/ZDF) and had his debut in the ARD Mediathek with the documentary „Mit dem Esel durch Afghanistan“ in cooperation with Norddeutscher Rundfunk. Since 2021 he also contributes to the new format #trending by ZDF Auslandsjournal.
Next to a strong focus on human fates in crisis areas Samuel also reports about socio-critical themes. With his engagement for the NGO gafca (German Association for Central Asia) Samuel uses his skills voluntary in the development cooperation for Afghanistan.