Lesia Kordonets, grew up in a remote border region of Ukraine which was once a western outpost for the UDSSR and now represents the Eastern border of the EU to Ukraine. Director uses her films to process the experience of geopolitical tension. After moving to Switzerland she worked on several short films from there, which have won international awards. In 2020, she graduated from Zurich University of the Arts with an MA in Editing and Directing. PUSHING BOUNDARIES is both, her diploma project and her debut feature film.
Filmography: Balazher. Korrekturen der Wirklichkeit (2013), Die Namenlosen (2011)