Yelizaveta Smith

Yelizaveta Smith

Ukraine

Biography

Yelizavetha was born in Odessa, 1990. She studied mathematic but than totally changed her way and graduated from Kiev National University of Theatre and Cinema in 2014. During the 2014 Ukrainian revolution, she took part in protests and started to film documentaries. From December 2014, she started volunteering with children in the city of Mykolaivka in Donetsk area, where the war destroyed the city. The volunteering process turned into a film SCHOOL NUMBER 3 (2016), which won the Grand Prix at Berlinale 2017 Generation 14+ program. SOLITUDE (2019) is her first fictional film and it premiered in competition at Odessa International Film Festival.

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