About the Author

Inna Rogatchi is internationally acclaimed writer, scholar of the modern history and film maker. In her work, she is focusing on the inter-weave of history, culture and mentality, and examines her subjects from a close range.

Inna is the author of several internationally renowned documentary films on modern history, including The Lessons of Survival; The Morning After the Cold War; Hunting the Shadow.

She is also the author of acclaimed documentary profiles of such outstanding figures of modern history as Simon Wiesenthal, Vaclav Havel, Vladimir Bukowsky, general Alexander Lebed, Elena Bonner, Judge Pierluigi Vigna, Jerrold and Leona Schecters, and many others.

Her films were successfully demonstrated at many leading international forums including MIP-Cannes,  Jewish International Fim Festival ( Australia) ,Faces of Humanity Festival  ( USA), and were broadcast in more than 25 countries world-wide. She worked with all leading Finnish production companies and TV broadcasting companies – YLE MTV3 and Nelonen-, and is running her own production company Rogatchi Productions

Inna also creates and produces short films and video-essays on various subjects of arts and history. Those films are on high demand by the leading world museums and culture institutions, and are widely popular among many of her viewers.

Together with her husband, internationally renowned artist Michael Rogatchi, Inna has been co-founder and is president of The Rogatchi Foundation –www.rogatchifoundation.org -, international cultural charitable organisation, promoting historic and cultural heritage and supporting those in need, in particular, elderly and cancer patients and their families.

Inna’s forthcoming films are featuring mutual influence between art, philosophy and history; modern interpretation of the Biblical motives in contemporary spiritual art; and untold stories of the Warsaw and Vilna Ghettos.

More about Inna Rogatchi and her work at www.innarogatchi.com and www.innarogatchiart.com

Inna Rogatchi during the filming The Day After the Cold War film with late Juhan Talve, known as the “father of the post-Soviet Estonian.” Courtesy: The Rogatchi Archive (c).