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Hanna Polak

Hanna Polak is a Polish documentary filmmaker. Her film 'The Children of Leningradsky' (2004) was nominated for an Oscar and two Emmy Awards. She is an advocate for improving the lives of homeless and underprivileged children and is a found of the Russian NGO Active Child Aid.

Poverty & Development

Growing up in Russia's biggest rubbish dump

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Hanna Polak on her Witness documentary about life in a notorious Russian landfill.