Lesia Kharchenko

(Ukraine)

Lesia Kharchenko is a Ukrainian filmmaker and an independent consultant to the “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” Foundation in Germany. Before she was for eight years the PR manager of this foundation. Since 2003 she is also a local project producer of Arte,SWR,ORF,and ARD.

Since 1996 Lesia Kharchenko has been a reporter, researcher and editor for several news outlets such as the Studio TV Broadcasting Company, the International Media Center, TSN news, the International Media Center Internews, and Vikna TV News Program. Her articles appeared in Den’, Dzerkalo Tyzhnia, Thüringer Allgemeineand Frankfurter Rundschau. She has also been engaged in many social advertising projects.

Her films include:

2014 -- Jacob’s Ladder, 53’, documentary (director and screenwriter)

2011 – Ukraine. Starting Point, 2х45’, documentary (Screenwriter)

2010 - Radioactive Wolves of Chernobyl, TV Series documentary, 53’ (local organizer)