Askold Kurov

directror, director of photography
Education
Marina Razbezhkina Film School in Moscow
Biography
Born in Uzbekistan in 1974, Askold Kurov has lived in Russia since 1991. After studying philology, theatre, and theology and working for eight years as a package designer, he earned a degree in documentary filmmaking at the Marina Razbezhkina Film School in Moscow.
In 2012, he was one of the directors of the award-winning documentary “Winter, Go Away!” His next films, “Leninland” and “Children 404”, were also met with critical acclaim and screened at numerous festivals. His work focuses on human rights issues and social conflicts in contemporary Russia.

Filmography:
2020 – Welcome to Chechnya, feature-length documentary, USA;
2019 – Novaya, feature-length documentary, Russia;
2017 – The Trial: The state of Russia against Oleg Sentsov, feature-length documentary, Estonia / Poland / Czech Republic / Russia / Ukraine;
2014 – Children 404, feature-length documentary, Russia;
2013 – Leninland, feature-length documentary, Russia;
2012 – Winter, Go Away!, feature-length documentary, Russia;
2010 – September 25, short documentary, Russia.
SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY:
A Labytnangi film (2021, director)

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