Gatherers of Sea GrassApril 28, 2016
Every year teams of seasonal workers come to Solovki islands to harvest sea kale. They go out to sea and mow it from car-basses. As the last of the teams go back to Arkhangelsk in October, only a watchman and his dog are left to pass the winter.
LeninlandMay 19, 2014
At the peak of Perestroika, in 1987, in the village of Gorki, where Lenin spent his last years, after a long construction, the last and most grandiose museum of the Leader was opened. Soon after the opening, the ideology changed, and the flow of pilgrims gradually dried up. Despite this, the museum still works and the management is looking for ways to attract visitors. Faithful to the Lenin keepers of the museum as they can resist the onset of commercialization. The film tells about the modern life of this amazing museum-reserve and its employees.
Shamanic lessons for beginnersDecember 8, 2017
American psychologist of Russian descent Alex comes to Tuva to open his third eye and learn shamanic practices. Chochagar Kes-Kam becomes his “teacher of shamanism”. Together, the master and the student visit the famous Tuvan shamans and travel around Tuva. But their relationship is being seriously tested.
Kushkash-ool. Bird boyDecember 7, 2012
About ten years ago Sean Quirk, being a student at the College of Music in Chicago, heard for the first time in his hometown of Milwaukee the audio recording of the group "Hung-Hurtuu" - the world famous performers of Tuvan throat singing. And the life of Sean Patrick has changed dramatically. He moved to the capital of Tuva, the city of Kyzyl, married the Tuvinka Svetlana Sunduy, they had three children. Sean became Honored Artist of the Republic of Tuva, soloist of the National Orchestra of the Republic of Tuva, participant and manager of the folklore group "Alash", nominees at the Grammy in the field of World music. He received land as a gift from the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in the suburb of Kyzyl and began to build his house.
Siberian Floating HospitalSeptember 18, 2015
In spring, as soon as the ice descends from the Siberian rivers, Plavpoliklinika goes on a semi-annual route. Doctors are taking medical care to remote Russian villages. Ahead of six months of testing the climate and living conditions, separation from the family and meeting people from the outback.
Who will be my husband?October 1, 2015
She was predicted the future of russian Coco Chanel of 21st century – untill her car accident. Consequences of a strong trauma fenced Nastya off from the whole world. But she doesn't intend to change the former way of life, to go on compromises in search of the life’s partner or to reduce the level of her claims.
Men's choiceDecember 9, 2014
Many men in the world in order to support their families have to leave families. Our characters go J the North as shift w3ockers and produce gas. Dimity is ambitious engineer in the middle of his career. Alex is a plumber. He does not pump gas, he pinups feces, but he's old polar wolf. Andrew3, young guy, comes to the North for the first time. Each of our protagonists has his challenges and problems and family story lines. Each of them makes his mean's choice and pay for it. Their stories develop in front of our eyes.
Gentle GenreApril 4, 2009
Film-portrait of a village self-taught artist Polikarp Sudomoikin. He lives in a surpassingly beautiful place, a village Bichura in Zabaikalie and paints his quaint pictures on a hunch. Former carpenter Sudomoikin started painting only after the retirement. Naked beauties filled with love and bliss surrounded by wild animals, birds and clean pure waters are looking down from his canvases. The connoisseurs compare Polikarp Sudomoikin with Pirosmani, one of the best artists of naive panting.
Pavlensky. Life NakedNovember 15, 2016
Petr Pavlensky, artist and activist, is in the vanguard of forging social change in Russia. Through an array of courageous performances, he acts as society's conscience in the face of an increasingly totalitarian state. From lying naked in a coil of barbed wire, to nailing his scrotum to the floor of Red Square, his acts of defiance aim to spark debate and catalyse reform.