Maryam MAKHIEVA
Марьям МАХИЕВА
Mariam MAKHIEVA
Russia, 2015, 20mn 
documentary
They Went to Dance
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Они ушли танцевать

 

 Ils sont allés danser

 Oni ushli tantsevat

 
Directed by : Maryam MAKHIEVA (Марьям МАХИЕВА)
Writing credits : Maryam MAKHIEVA (Марьям МАХИЕВА)
Cinematography : Maryam MAKHIEVA (Марьям МАХИЕВА)
 

Plot synopsis
The film is about people who practice sport dances in a wheelchair. At the heart of the film are two main characters. The first, Elena Lozko, founded the Russian federation of wheelchair sports dances and opened the first club in Russia where this sport is practiced. The second, Alexandra Berdnik, has been practicing wheelchair dance for over eight years.
It is a film about people who have great inner strength and who do not need pity but deserve admiration.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2016