• THE CITY OF THE SUN

    RUSSIA 30 MIN, 2020

    WORLD PREMIERE

    • ABOUT

      Russia. Siberia. Endless taiga. 500 km to the nearest settlement. There, 25 years ago, a religious community known as The Last Testament was created. Ten thousand of its followers believe that their Teacher is the reincarnation of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. 
      A father, one of the followers, is moving his 11 year old son from Moscow to the community in Siberia, seeking paradise. The mother and the younger son stay behind in Moscow.

    • DIRECTOR

      MARIYA SEMENOVA

      Born in Moscow. The student of the directing department of the Russian University of Cinematography (VGIK). She was a Student jury Chairman of the International Film Festival Message to Man. Shooting her first short documentaries, she spent a month in a nursing home, a month and a half in a religious community in the taiga of Siberia, and two months in a crematorium.

    • SECTION

      DOKer 2020 — Short Competition

    Cinema OCTOBER

    New Arbat 24

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