maandag 25 maart 2013 - 17:00
Q&A with director Andrey Gryazev. Moderator is Victoria Belopsky from Moscow's International Film Festival on Human Rights “Stalker”.
Andrey Gryazev was born in Moscow 15.02.1982. Professional sportsman - figure skating. Competitor of World and European Championships. Graduated from the Russian State University of Physical Culture as director of theatrical performances (2004), worked as ballet dancer at «The Igor Bobrin Theatre of Miniatures on Ice». Graduated from the First National School of TV as editor (2006). Worked as director of photography and editor at Yu.Lyubimov Theatre on Taganka. Graduated from the Higher Courses of Film Writers & Directors (2008, workshop of Andrey Gerasimov, Andrey Dobrovolsky). Nomination on national cinema the award of Nika 2011. Winner of more than 10 major awards various European festivals of documentary films. Director of Sanya and Sparrow (2009), Miner`s Day (2010) and Tomorrow (2012).
Victoria Belopolskaya was born in 1963 in Moscow. After graduating from the Moscow State University (Faculty of Journalism, film critics workshop) in 1986 she began her career as a film critic. Presently, she is а commissioning editor for documentaries at the Russian State Culture TV-channel, a programming director of the International Documentary Film Festival Flahertiana (Russia, the Urals, Perm), and a programming consultant for dos of Message to Man IFF (Russia, Saint Petersburg). For 10 years Ms. Belopolskaya acts as a scout for the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). The leading Russian film specialist/ expert on documentaries, Ms. Belopolskaya advises and programs for a number of national and international film festivals. Ms. Belopolskaya is a member of the Russian Academy of Film Arts and was a member of many international jury’s. The documentary program "Urals Phenomenon" completed by Ms. Belopolskaya got a special mention of the FIPRESCI Jury at the Moscow International Film Festival in 1991. She was also awarded with the national prizes "Green Apple-Golden Leaf", nomination "The Best Film Critic" in 1998, and "White Elephant" bestowed by Russian Guild of Film Critics and Film Experts.