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Born in the Netherlands, Matthias Luthardt studied French and German literature in Tübingen, Paris and Hamburg, then cinema at the Potsdam-Babelsberg Film University and the Ludwigsburg-Paris Fémis workshop. In 2006, he directed his first feature film, PINGPONG, which was presented at the Critic's Week in Cannes, where it won the SACD prize and Young Critics Award. He then teaches in several African countries and co-produced Noaz Deshe's feature WHITE SHADOW, shot in Tanzania, which received the "Lion of the Future" at the 2013 Venice Film Festival. He subsequently directed several documentaries on the history of European cinema, and continues to teach at various schools and cultural institutions. In 2023, his feature film LUISE was presented at the Rotterdam Film Festival.