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Εva Stefani
Associate Professor

Visual Artist / Documentary Filmmaker


Office 916, 9th floor, School of Philosophy

E-mail: evastef[at]theatre.uoa[dot]gr

I work as an Associate Professor of History and Theory of Cinema, Faculty of Theatre Studies, University of Athens, and a Visiting Professor at Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie. I have been a tutor at various international documentary workshops and seminars (Sundance Mediterranean Screenwriters Workshop, European Documentary Network, Storydoc etc). I also work as the Editor of the Film Series at Patakis Publications.

I have studied Political Sciences at the University of Athens and filmmaking at Ateliers Varan (Paris), Tisch School of the Arts (New York University) and the National Film and Television School (London). My PhD was in Ethnographic Filmmaking at Panteion University (Athens).

Selected filmography: Manuscript (2017, 12’), Virgin’s Temple (2017, 3’), Incubator (2016, 8’), Ill Not Ill (2014, 19’), Dimitris Papaioannou (2012, 52’), The Return of E.C. Gonatas (2012, 38’), Bathers (2008, 46’), What Time Is It? (2007, 26’), The Box (2004, 11’), Acropolis (2001, 46’, 25’), Reveille (2001, 3’), Prison Leave (2001, 30’), Housemates (1998, 34’), Letters from Albatross (1995, 26’), Athene (1995, 36’), Paschalis (1993, 17’), Μoiroloi (1991, 17’), La Vie en Vert (1989, 16’), Gutters (1987, 12’).

Selected film festivals: IDFA, Cinéma du Réel, Margaret Mead Film Festival, FIPA, DocLisboa. Awards: Best Short Film award at Cinéma du Réel, FIPRESCI award at Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, SEE Docs Dubrovnik award.

Art exhibitions: documenta 14 (Athens Conservatoire, Athens, and Palais Bellevue, Kassel, 2017), Hypnos Project (Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, 2016), Tempus Ritualis (Galerie im Kornerpark, Berlin, 2014-2015), Pre-Text (Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, 2014), The Archive (Prometeo Gallery, Milan, 2008), Destroy Athens (1st Athens Biennale, Athens, 2007).

Books on filmmaking: 10 Texts on Documentary (2007), and Documentary: The Observation Game (2016).

Poetry: Fin’s Hair (2014). Part of the book is included in Penguins’ Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry (ed. Karen Van Dyck, 2016).