Ateliergespräch - SEARCHING EVA

Screening and Q&A with director Pia Hellenthal


Three female filmmakers present their formally and content-wise outstanding works. Their films deal with gender roles in our society, but each director has her own unique approach:

In SEARCHING EVA, Pia Hellenthal collages fragments of a media biography and raises the question of staging and reality. After the screening, the film will be discussed in a 60-minute talk.

Moderation: David Spaeth, HFF Documentary Film Department

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Deutschland 2019 – Director: Pia Hellenthal – Original language: italian, english, german


Eva is a sex worker, model, writer, anarchist and femist. She shows off her life on the Internet in the most intimate way and above all wants to show one thing: No woman has to be pleasant.

Writer: Pia Hellenthal und Giorgia Malatrasi. Camera: Janis Mazuch. Sound: Marcus Zilz. Editing: Yana Höhnerbach. Production: CORSO Film. Producer: Erik Winker, Martin Roelly. Length: 84 min. International Sales: Syndicado.