Bier is not only one of the most preeminent film directors in Denmark, she has gained international attention with two Academy Award nominations for Best Foreign Language Film. After the Wedding received a nom in 2006 and then in 2010 In a Better World won the award. Her 2002 film Open Hearts adhered to many principles of the Danish naturalist film movement Dogme 95. She continues to embrace the honest and fundamental philosophies of the movement in her storytelling.
Though born and raised in Denmark, she studied art and architecture in Jerusalem. She returned to her home country to attend the National Film School.
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