Aleksandra STRELYANAYA
Александра СТРЕЛЯНАЯ
Aleksandra STRELIANAIA
Russia, 2012, 24mn 
Colour, documentary
Pomory
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Поморы

 

 Pomors

 Les Pomores

 
Directed by : Aleksandra STRELYANAYA (Александра СТРЕЛЯНАЯ)
Writing credits : Aleksandra STRELYANAYA (Александра СТРЕЛЯНАЯ)
Cinematography : Aleksandra STRELYANAYA (Александра СТРЕЛЯНАЯ)
Companies : St Petersburg Documentary Film Studio
 

Awards :
Diploma of the Jury Annual Independent Russian-American Documentary Film Festival in New York​ (Tribeca), New York (USA), 2012

Plot synopsis
“Communion with the sea, as with God”. Varzuga is a remote village on the Kola Peninsula, connected only recently by road. A 4th-generation Navy man, now Igumen Mitrofan (Badanin), historian of theology and the Far North, talks about the Pomors and the magical civilisation of the Lapps.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Message to Man : International Short, Documentary and Animated Film Festival, St Petersburg (Russia), 2012
- Annual Independent Russian-American Documentary Film Festival in New York​ (Tribeca), New York (USA), 2012