Jasmina Kuhnke, a German-born author, actor, writer and activist, has signed with CAA for illustration, Selection has discovered completely.
Kuhnke’s debut novel, “Black Coronary heart,” is a bestseller. The semi-autobiographical e-book recounts her expertise rising up on the outskirts of the Ruhr area in Germany within the ’90s, and the way she grappled with racism. Via a first-person narration, Kuhnke additionally sheds gentle on the implications of lifelong discrimination.
She has additionally penned the award-winning “Andered Altern,” a mockumentary about dad and mom beginning a non-public kindergarten, and “Carolin Kebekus Present’s” racism particular, which gained a Grimme-Preis Award.
Her screenwriting credit embrace “Shapira Shapira,” a standup comedy sequence ordered by ZDFneo, in addition to “Almania,” a comedy sequence commissioned by ARD.
Past her work as a author, Kuhnke has made a reputation for herself on social media as an anti-racism activist. She notably based and constructed a €250,000 fund to help victims of home violence with their authorized prices. Kuhnke has a big fan base on social media, with greater than 94,000 followers on her Instagram account. She continues to be represented in Germany by Black Universe Company and Klartext.
The signing of Kuhnke underscores CAA’s ambitions to develop and diversify its worldwide consumer roster. Earlier this 12 months, CAA grew to become a part of Artemis, which additionally owns France’s luxurious powerhouse Kering.
CAA’s latest worldwide shoppers additionally embrace Guru Randhawa, an Indian-born singer, songwriter, composer and actor. Randhawa started by releasing impartial singles and grew to change into a worldwide icon and pop star acknowledged for his Punjabi and Bollywood hits.