by Irina Patkanian
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Irina is an award winning filmmaker living in New York City. Irina’s documentaries and narrtaive shorts have played in film festivals and art venues worldwide. She is a recipient of grants and fellowships from American Association of University Women, New York State Council of the Arts, Tow, Blaustein, Troy and Jerome Foundations. Irina is a William J. Fulbright Fellow and a professor of film production at TV and Radio department of Brooklyn College/CUNY.