program

FILMS

Women's Day

Ziua femeii

74 films in 13 categories
Dolya Gavanski
Great Britain, Germany, Russia, Bulgaria
85'


2019
Photo Film

V.O.

English, Russian

subtitles

English, Romanian

producer

THEA FILMS


Original Title

Women's Day

CATEGORY

Start up KINEDOK

synopsis

Drawing on extensive research, remarkable rare archival footage and access to fascinating individuals, Women’s Day focuses on women from very different backgrounds and achievements. In intimate conversations with the director Dolya Gavanski they express their inner thoughts, fears and feelings.  Women’s Day explores, amongst other things: surviving the siege of Leningrad in subzero temperatures; the challenge of sex in communal flats; how to smuggle forbidden literature; how to fly into space, how to rename a husband and how to perform the perfect Soviet balletic pirouette. Not to mention the political and cultural complexity of the burning of veils…

* KINEDOK opening film

awards and festivals

Moscow IFF 2019
Yalta IFF 2019
European FF Palić 2019
Istanbul FF 2020

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