Helin Celik is a theater artist with Kurdish roots who was born in Turkey in 1991. She holds a diploma in degree in Theatre and has specialized in Theatre of the Oppressed. She´s passionate about different aspects of humans and their interaction within past and present societies. As a woman being born and brought up in a country in Middle East where issues involving womens´ status are pretty different from anywhere in the West helped her discovering that her interests are particularly focused on institutional oppression and gender problematic in eastern countries.
Helin Celik has directing and screenwriting experience in several short movies. What The Wind Took Away is her first feature-length documentary.