Elena Rubashevska

Film Critic, Ukraine

Journalist and film critic, FIPRESCI vice president (since 2023) and Editor-in-Chief. Member of the Golden Globes voting committee and The Critics Award for Arab Films Commission. Program coordinator of the OKO International Ethnographic Film Festival. She worked as a director and screenwriter, creating media content for non-governmental organizations such as WWF, OSCE, and UN, with a special focus on projects related to the East of Ukraine. As an editor, she ran the website kinoukraine.com. Author of a series of video lectures and a book dedicated to Ukrainian cinema. After the outbreak of war in Ukraine in 2022, she joined the EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Poland). In 2023, she moved to Sweden to participate in SWAN Artistic Residency with the Gothenburg Film Festival as a host organization.