Aleksey VAKHRUSHEV
Алексей ВАХРУШЕВ
Alekseï VAKHROUCHEV
Russia, 2005, 30mn 
Colour, documentary
Hunters of Cold Shores
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Охотники студеных берегов

 

 Chasseurs des côtes froides

 Okhotniki studenykh beregov

 
Directed by : Aleksey VAKHRUSHEV (Алексей ВАХРУШЕВ)
Writing credits : Aleksey VAKHRUSHEV (Алексей ВАХРУШЕВ)
Cinematography : Nikita KHOKHLOV (Никита ХОХЛОВ), Vyacheslav MAKARYEV (Вячеслав МАКАРЬЕВ)
Produced by : Nikita KHOKHLOV (Никита ХОХЛОВ)
Production : TV Company “Ethno-online”
 

Awards :
• Prize for the best ethno historic film at the 1st Festival of Documentary Films about National Culture “Eurasian Kaleidoscope” (Moscow, 2005)
• Prize for the best director’s work at the X International Ecological TV Film Festival “Save and Preserve” (Khanty- Mansiisk, 2005)
• Grand Prix at the XI International Film Festival on Environment “Green Vision” (St. Petersburg, 2006)

Plot synopsis
Coast Chukchi is one of the ancient people of the northeast Siberia. The basis of their life is catching sea animals. Life history of a Chukchi elder who denied himself in creature comforts and returned to the ancestral land , closed and destroyed village Akkani, is entwined with the story about the ancient trade. He started a new life on the native coast only relying upon his own resources.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2011