Elżbieta Benkowska

Elżbieta Benkowska

Interested in the cinema since she got to know that Roman Polański’s
birthday is on the same days as hers. Started shooting films on her 18th
birthday when she got the first camera.

Graduate of XV Secondary School – bilingual section with Spanish
language, currently a student of 3rd year of Slavic studies at
University of Gdańsk.

Speaks English, Spanish, Serbian and Croatian
fluently, Slovenian on intermediate level, knows basics of
Latin, Koine Greek and Old Church Slavonic.


2010: Hokeistka 7
2009: Sąsiadka
2008: Prosto film

Hokeistka 7
Prosto film
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  • Olena by Elżbieta Benkowska in Cannes!

  • “Olena” by Elżbieta Benkowska, a director recently graduated from The Gdynia Film School, will be competing for this year’s Golden Palm of the 66th Cannes Film Festival in the category of short films. This year, there were 3 500 entries from 132 countries in this category. 

  • 9. Gdańsk DocFilm Festival

  • 35 films from all over the world will be competing to win Brama Wolności Award during the 9. edition of Gdańsk DocFilm Festival [Godność i Praca/ Dignity&Work] which will take place from 4th till 8th May 2011. The Gdynia Film School is a partner of the festival.

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