Film and theater director, cinematographer and writer
He graduated from the German Film & TV Academy Berlin (dffb). His debut film Fate in 1994 received the German National Film Award. He has directed Kalyi Age of Darkness (1993), Frost (1998), Nightfall (1999), Fallen (2005), Sarajevo Songs of Woe (2016), each drawing international attention and four FIPRESCI Prizes. Kelemen has served as cinematographer for film directors including Joseph Pitchhadze (Sweets, 2013), Béla Tarr (Journey to the Plain, 1995; The Man from London, 2007; The Turin Horse, 2011), Rudolf Thome (The Visible and the Invisible, 2006), Pavel Lungin (Esau, 2019), etc. He works as a teacher at the German Film and TV Academy Berlin (dffb)/Germany, Film Factory Sarajevo/Bosnia-Hercegovina, Steve Tisch School for Film and TV at the Tel Aviv University, at the Moscow School of New Cinema, etc.