Johanna Bentz
(Germany)

Johanna was born in Munich, Germany in 1982. Her 68’spirit parents took her and her sister backpacking since their childhood. These journeys to Asia, Africa, America and Europe shaped her interest for different realities, parallel worlds and storytelling. After finishing school in 2003 several years of traveling and working through Europe, Asia and South America followed. In 2006 she started studying directing for documentary film at Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg. Soon her films were shown in national and international festivals and in German TV. In 2012 she received her diploma in directing for “Die Verführungskünstler”. In 2013 the film was awarded with the Film prize Baden-Württemberg 2013 for the best documentary. Johanna works as an author and director for film and radio features. She lives and works in Berlin and elsewhere in this beautiful world.

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