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Elwira Niewiera

ELWIRA NIEWIERA is a Polish/German director and screenwriter of the wellknown documentary films ‚Domino Effect‘, ‚The Prince and the Dybbuk‘ and ‚The Hamlet Syndrome‘. Winner of many international awards, among others Grand PrixSemian de la Critiqe for the Best Film at 75thLocarno Film Festival, Best Documentary on Cinema at the 74th Venice Film Festival, Polish Film Academy Award for Best Documentary, Golden Dove at DOK Leipzig Film Festival, Young German Cinema Award 2019 and the American Chicken & Egg Award 2021. In her artistic work, she focuses primarily on political, social and cultural transformations in Eastern Europe. Elwira is a member of the European Film Academy.


2007: Bulgarian Stories
2014: Domino Effect
2017: The Prince andthe Dybbuk
2022: The Hamlet Syndrome