Yelizaveta Smith was born in 1990 in Odessa, Ukraine. She graduated with a degree in film directing from the Kiev National Theatre, Cinema and Television University in 2014. Her short films have screened at several Ukrainian festivals and she has participated in international workshops and projects. One focus of her work is documentary theatre. In 2016 she led a youth theatre workshop together with Georg Genoux in Constance, Germany as part of an international exchange. Her films include Visit (2011); Beyond the Blanket (2012); Nails (2013); and, Bortoba (2014).
- School #3
Germany, 2017 dir. Georg Genoux, Yelizaveta Smith While the war between Russia and Ukraine is seldom mentioned, it forms an unspoken epicentre around which individual stories coalesce. Co-directed by Ukrainian filmmaker Yelizaveta Smith and German theatre director Georg Genoux, School Number 3 developed in parallel with a live theatre performance, which was also created with students from the school. The pared down monologues brim with sincerity and emotion as we…Read more →
- Georg Genoux
Born in Hamburg, Germany in 1976, Georg Genoux is a director, curator and one of the co-founders of the documentary theatre project Teatr.doc and of the Joseph Beuys Theatre in Moscow. Since 2003 he has staged and produced more than 80 theatre projects in Eastern Europe. His productions have been invited to numerous international festivals. Since 2015 he has been working with Nataliya Vorozhbyt as the joint artistic director of the Theatre of Displaced People…Read more →