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Marina Shupac

Journalist

Documentary filmmaker

Marina is an award-winning journalist and emerging self-shooting documentary filmmaker from Moldova. As a result of Marina’s participation in the One World Media Global Short Docs Forum 2020 her film “Last Chance for Justice” was commissioned by BBC World News. “Last Chance for Justice” is now shortlisted for the One World Media awards in 2 categories. It’s screened and discussed at numerous Human Rights events, including the largest human rights film festival in the world “One World”. Previously Marina was awarded the Senior Minority Fellowship with the UN Human Rights Office and the Sakharov Fellowship with the EU Parliament. She also worked with the UN in Chisinau and Geneva. Coming from an ethnic minority background and born in the small town Bessarabca, Marina is passionate about stories that diminish divisions between “us” and “them” and create solidarity among people.

2021 (23rd) Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival