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Pia Hellenthal (Germany)

Pia Hellenthal is a Cologne based writer & director working in fiction and documentary. In 2013 Hellenthal graduated from Academy of Media Arts Cologne with a Diploma in Media and Fine Art. Her short films screened at various international film festivals like Karlovy Vary, New York and Oberhausen and received prizes like the Prix H. R. Giger „Narcisse“ for best short. Next to her own films, Hellenthal has been working for publications like VICE, where her work got nominated for the Lovie Awards and licensed to international TV Stations.
For her debut film SEARCHING EVA she received the 2016 Gerd Ruge Scholarship from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, the Goethe Institut Film Residency in Beirut and took part in the dok.incubator Workshop 2018.


  • Searching Eva
  • Trauerkantate in sechs Arien
  • Palim Palim
  • Ganoven
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