HARD TO BE A FRIEND
RUSSIA 20 MIN, 2021
Stesha, an observant and artistic 3-year-old, turns her parents' conversations and daily routines into a game. She cares after her plushie Basik and passes the lessons of life onto him. Their naive performance allows a glimpse into the magical process of growing up and taking responsibility.
Graduated from Russian State Institute of Cinematography named after S. A. Gerasimov (aka VGIK), the Faculty of Cinematography (workshop of I.S. Klebanov) in 2010. In 2007 he received the President’s grant for talented youth. In 2013 he received the National Award in the field of documentary film and television Laurel Branch for 2013 in the category Best professional cinematographer. Director of the short films The Breath Of The Tundra (2012), The Cuckoo (2013), Idee fixe (2015), Janker (2017), Katya and Stephanie. Portrait in the Interior (2018), Shadows of your childhood (2019), Hard to be a friend (2021).
DOKer 2021 — Short Competition
DOKer 2021 — Doker Kids