Elwira Niewiera is a Polish director and screenwriter of the well-known documentary films DOMINO EFFECT, THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK, and THE HAMLET SYNDROME. Her artistic work focuses primarily on political, social, and cultural transformations in Eastern Europe. Winner of many international awards, among others Grand Prix-Semaine de la Critique for the Best Film at 75th Locarno 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 Chicken & Egg Award 2021. Elwira is a member of the European Film Academy.