Regine Dura studied political science, theatre, film and media studies, German and art education in Marburg and Frankfurt am Main. (M.A.), training in video for postgraduate artists and academics with Helga Reidemeister and Johann Feindt, among others, at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin. German-Canadian Society (DKG) fellowship to study abroad, continuing education scholarship from the FFA (German Federal Film Board). Began working as a freelancer in the field of feature and documentary films in 1996. She's worked with Road Movies Film Produktion and Wim Wenders in Berlin, and Stories and Darlow Smithson Film in London, among others. 2005 ARCHIDOC Development Workshop, La Fémis, Paris, supported with a fellowship from the MEDIA programme. 2006 DEFA fellowship and participation in the Documentary Campus Masterschool with the documentary film project White Blood.
In addition, youth media festival jury member, film co-curator and artistic director (with Sandra Schäfer and Elfe Brandenburger) of the film festival SPLICE IN »Gender and Politics in Afghanistan«, Kassel, Berlin, Hamburg, Kabul 2007/8. Dramaturgy and research work in the field of documentary theatre, including Truth - Commissioned by the Heart of Darkness (2003), Rwanda Revisited and Capital Politics (2009), Shah-In-Shah (2011), Wellenartillerie TELEFUNKEN (Wave Artillery TELEFUNKEN, 2012), Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Feldpost 2012 (World's Fair Berlin 2012). Recently wrote and directed the documentary »White Blood«, ZDF / arte. Documentary competition at »Max Ophüls« Festival Saarbrücken 2012, Hamburg Documentary Film Week 2012, Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz film series.