Monica Lazurean-Gorgan, Romania


Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan is a director and producer. Her film A Mere Breath (2016) won the Best Documentary Prize at the Sarajevo International Film Festival and the Best Documentary Award at Astra Film Festival 2016. In 2015, following the investigation done by Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan, along with Alexander von Bismarck, director of the Environmental Investigation Agency, broke out a scandal surrounding Holtzindustrie Schweighofer, an Austrian company accused of encouraging deforestation and buying illegally cut timber.