Elena Rubashevskaja – Contributing Writer

Journalist and film critic, FIPRESCI Editor-in-Chief. She worked as a director and screenwriter, creating media content for non-governmental organizations and socially responsible businesses such as WWF, OSCE, and UN, with a special focus on projects related to the East of Ukraine. As an editor, she ran the website kinoukraine.com. Author of a series of video lectures and a book dedicated to Ukrainian cinema. She is also a program coordinator of the OKO International Ethnographic Film Festival, which takes place in the Ukrainian region of Bessarabia. After the outbreak of war in Ukraine in 2022, she joined the EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Poland) for its 30th edition.