Elwira Niewiera

Elwira Niewiera is a Polish/German director and screenwriter of the well-known documentary films The Hamlet Syndrome (2022), The Prince and the Dybbuk (2017), and Domino Effect (2014). Her artistic work focuses primarily on political, social, and cultural transformations in Eastern Europe. Winner of of numerous international awards, among others Best Documentary on Cinema at the 74th Venice FF, Grand Prix Semaine de la Critique at 75th Locarno FF, Golden Dove at the DOK Leipzig FF, Young German Cinema Award 2019 and the prestige American Woman Filmmaker Award Chicken & Egg Pictures 2021.