Lesya Kharchenko is a Kyiv-based independent video-maker and journalist focusing on human rights and social justice. Her work has been broadcasted on national and international channels, including Germany's ARD, Austria's ORF and the European culture TV channel “Arte.” For over a decade she collaborated with the German human rights foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" and has been a long-standing video-maker for Rethinking Mental Health – Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry.