Special screening

Year
2011
Country
Georgia, Latvia, Russia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Estonia, Tadjikistan
Directors
Salome Jashi, Dzintars Dreibergs, Svetlana Strelnikova, Giedre Beinoriute, Roman Bondarchuk, Liina Paakspuu, Iskandar Usmonov, Chingiz Narynov

Multimedia documentary project consisting of a series of short stories linked by animated memory episodes and directed by 15 young filmmakers from the 15 republics previously annexed into USSR. The Soviet Union – largest country in the world, collapsed 20 years ago. The 15 republics – Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation become young independent countries.


15 young by young is 15 short documentary films made by young local filmmakers that will let us experience the present-day life of young people in the 15 countries. Each of the directors belongs to a unique generation born in the Soviet Union but grown up in 15 young countries. Each director has freedom to choose character, story, what also reflects important young generation issues of their country today.

 

8 films from the whole Film almanac will be screened at Docudays UA:

  • An Expert, Giedre Beinoriute, Lithuania, 13'
  • A Square, Chingiz Narynov, Kyrgyzstan, 13'
  • Killer, Liina Paakspuu and Arian Levin, Estonia, 13'
  • A Swim, Salome Jashi, Georgia, 13'
  • Manifest, Sveta Strelnikova, Russia, 13'
  • Microbe, Dzintars Dreibergs, Latvia, 13'
  • Polina, Roman Bondarchuk and Dar'ya Averchenko, Ukraine, 13'
  • Happiness, Iskandar Usmonov, Tajikistan, 13'
Production
Ilona Bicevska (Avantis Promo, Latvia), Serge Gordey and Christine Camdessus (Alegria, France) in co-production with AVANTIS PROMO, ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS, ARTE France, Department of Society and Culture, Martine Saada, Alex Szalat, programme manager Veroniqu
Sales
Cedric Hazard, c-hazard@artefrance.fr , www.artepro.com/sales, www.15youngbyyoung.com
Director
Salome Jashi
Director
Dzintars Dreibergs
Director
Svetlana Strelnikova
Director
Giedre Beinoriute
Director
Roman Bondarchuk
Director
Liina Paakspuu
Director
Iskandar Usmonov
Director
Chingiz Narynov
18 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
26 – 
March
4
April 2021