by Lizzie Bankowski
the world's most profound artist
Lizzie Bankowski is a documentary filmmaker, nonfiction writer, and environmental advocate. Born and raised on the waterways of Virginia Beach, Virginia, she has cultivated a deep appreciation, respect, and love for Planet Earth. Lizzie uses documentary filmmaking to foster positive environmental and social change. Her prose has appeared in Runestone Literary Journal, Atlantis: A Creative Magazine, Mangrove Literary Journal, and semicolon literary journal. Her films have played at Wilmington Female Filmmakers Collective ChickFlicks Festival, Visions Film Festival and Conference, Gold Reel Student Film Festival, and Cucalorus Festival. Lizzie is currently directing and editing a documentary short about local seafood and the future of watermen in Virginia Beach.