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haulout

Spirit of fire

international

debut film

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"Haulout"

March 06, Monday, 14:45, Great Hall of the Arts Center for Gifted Children of the North, 18+
A film about Russian scientist Maxim Chakilev, who observes the life of walruses at Cape Serdtse-Kamen in the Chukchi Sea.
A film about the Russian scientist Maxim Chakilev who studies the life of walruses near the Heart-Stone Cape in the Chukchi Sea.
 

Russia – Great Britain / 2022 / 25 min. / Color

Directors, scriptwriters, cameramen and producers: Maxim Arbugaev and Evgenia Arbugaeva
Production: Albireo Films
Rights: Maxim Arbugaev

Russia – UK / 2022 / 25 min. / Color

Directors, scriptwriters, camera & producers: Maxim Arbugaev, Evgenia Arbugaeva
Production: Albireo Films
World sales: Maxim Arbugaev

MAXIM ARBUGAEV

Born in 1991 in the village of Tiksi, Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. In 2018 he graduated from VGIK (workshop of S. Miroshnichenko). Documentary director, cameraman. Prize-winner of the Sundance Film Festival and the MIFF Documentary Film Competition for the film Genesis 2.0 (2018). The film “Exit,” which he shot together with his sister Evgenia Arbugaeva, won numerous awards, became one of the most famous documentaries of last year and was nominated for an Oscar in the category “Best Short Documentary” this year.

MAXIM ARBUGAEV

Born in 1991 in the village of Tiksi, Yakut Republic, USSR. In 2018 graduated from VGIK (class of S. Miroshnichenko) Documentary director, cinematographer. Prizewinner of the Sundance Festival and of the MIFF documentary competition for “Genesis 2.0” (2018). The film “Haulout” which he made jointly with his sister Evgenia Arbugaeva received numerous awards, is one of last year's most notable documentaries, was nominated for an Oscar in the category “Best Short Documentary”.

EVGENIYA ARBUGAEVA

Born in the village of Tiksi, Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. In 2009 she completed a documentary photography course at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. Lives and works in London. Famous documentary photographer, author of a portrait of Greta Thunberg for Time magazine, photo reports for National Geographic, The New Yorker and other publications. Her work has received several awards and has been exhibited at major international venues. "Exit" is her first film.

EVGENIA ARBUGAEVA

Born in the village of Tiksi, Yakut Republic, USSR. In 2009 completed her studies of documentary photography at the ICP in New York. Lives and works in London. A prominent photo-documentary artist, author of Greta Thunberg's portrait for “Time” magazine, of picture stories for National Geographic, The New Yorker and other editions. Her works won several awards, were exhibited at the international venues. “Haulout” is her first film.