NATALIA ZUCH is a documentary filmmaker based in Berlin, originally from Lodz, Poland. She graduated from Film and Media Studies at the University of Lodz in 2013. The same year she made „Let’s Have Some Fun!”, her first documentary about the abuse of elephants in tourism in Nepal. In 2015 she joined the Documentary Filmmaking Department at filmArche, the self-organized film school in Berlin. Her short film „Coming Closer”, where performance meets documentary format, was premiered in a special distribution programme alongside the German theatrical release of „Touch Me Not” (Golden Bear 2018) and later presented at Berlinale Talents 2019. Natalia is currently working on a transmedia project on the topic of migration in frames of the Scholarship Programme of the Polish Ministry of Culture.