Russia, 2009, 52mn 
Colour, documentary
Beslan. Nadezhda
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Беслан. Надежда


 Beslan. Hope

 Beslan. L'espoir

Directed by : Vadim TSALIKOV (Вадим ЦАЛИКОВ)
Writing credits : Vadim TSALIKOV (Вадим ЦАЛИКОВ)
Cinematography : Vladimir POLYANSKY (Владимир ПОЛЯНСКИЙ)
Produced by : Mikhail KOSSYREV - NESTEROV (Михаил КОСЫРЕВ - НЕСТЕРОВ)
Companies : Studio M-Film

Awards :
Special Prize International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2009
Main Prize, III International film festival "Man and War" in Ekaterinburg (2009)
Special prize of the press "For the Image of our Contemporary", VI International film festival "Volokolamsk Boundary" (2009)

Plot synopsis
Nadezhda Gurieva is a teacher of history. 30 years other professional life were devoted to School # 1 in Beslan. On the 1st of September 2004 together with three of her own children Boris, Vera and Irina she was taken hostage by the terrorists who took hold of the school. In the course of the tragic climax on the 3rd of September Boris and Vera died. Nadezhda survived and found the strength to renew her teaching job at a different school. Together with her youngest daughter Irina she lives on...

Selected in the following festivals :
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2010
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2010
- Sputnik nad Polska, Warsaw (Poland), 2009
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2009