[Ischia, 20 June 2016] Janina Elkin was born in Kiev and grown in Germany.
She won a scholarship to attend the famous “Lee Strasberg Institute” of New York and studied acting with success.
Since 2004, she has been the main character of various films, tv shows, and theater production collecting many awards; for example "Best Actress" for Irina's interpretation in "Foreign Body" and “Best Actress" for the movie"SCISSU" that was screened all over the world, in more than 80 Festival.
She received many approvals for the role Baby in "Dirty Dancing", in a germany theatre production in Berlin.
Her new film, "Ostfriesisch Intensiv" will be distributed in movie theater of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, starting from October 2016.
“Every year we choose to bring to Ischia, great films and talented actors”- declared the Artist Director Michelangelo Messina- “We are glad to be successful to host Janina Elkin, the young and promising actress of ‘Foreign Body’ for the XIV Ischia Film Festival Edition ”