Graduated from Belarusian State Academy of Arts as a documentary film director. Director and screenwriter for more than 40 documentaries. Participant, awardee and jury member of many international film festivals. Winner of the Special Prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus for people of culture and art.
Writer, film director, artist and photographer. Founder and director of Le Fresnoy, National Studio of Contemporary Arts. Author of more than 50 books and 350 films. Awarded by the Academy of France in Rome. Honorary Doctor of the Quebec University in Montréal. Honorary Doctor of Arts of the European Humanities University.
Programming Associate at the Toronto IFF where she scouts films from Belarus, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, the Caucuses, and Central Asia, and co programs the TIFF Documentary Conference. Industry Programmer at the Hot Docs, where she produces The Hot Docs Forum, a public pitching event.