Writer, scholar, lecturer, film-maker, artist
Inna Rogatchi is internationally acclaimed writer, scholar, artist, art curator and consultant, and film-maker, the author of widely prized film on Simon Wiesenthal The Lessons of Survival. She is a well-known essayist. Her professional trade-mark is an inter-weave of history, culture and psychology. She is the author of the concept of the Outreach to Humanity cultural and educational projects conducted internationally by The Rogatchi Foundation of which Inna is the co-founder and President. She is also the author of Culture for Humanity concept of The Rogatchi Foundation’s global initiative that aims to provide psychological comfort by the means of high-class art in challenging times. Together with several leading European scientists and her husband, Inna has become of co-founder of The Leonardo Forum, also known as network of European scholars and artists productively working together for public benefit exploring fruitful inter-connections between science, art, medicine, music and culture.
Inna is twice laureate of the Italian Il Volo di Pegaso Italian National Art, Literature and Music Award, the Patmos Solidarity Award, and the New York Jewish Children’s Museum Award for Outstanding Contribution into the Arts and Culture (together with her husband renowned artist Michael Rogatchi). Inna Rogatchi was the member of the Board of the Finnish National Holocaust Remembrance Association and is the member of the International Advisory Board of The Rumbula Memorial Project ( USA).
Inna’s family is related to the famous Mahler-Rose-Bujanover musical dynasty. Inna’s great-aunt, outstanding violist Eleanor Rose had been the closest friend for life of the great film director Fritz Lang, the niece of Gustav Mahler and the first cousin of the famous musician Alma Rose who tragically died in Auschwitz.