Ten Yakut films to be shown at an international film festival
Ten works by Yakutia's filmmakers will be presented at the Indigenous People's Film Festival, Skabmagovat, held in Inari, Finland, from January 24 to 27, the administration of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) reports on its website.
The official selection will feature four full-length films: "Toyon kyyl" by Eduard Novikov, "Republic Z" by Stepan Burnashev, "The 24 Snows" by Mikhail Barynin, and "Mummuttar" by Alexei Ambrosyev.
Also on the program are short films by Alexei Romanov, Gennady Bagynanov, Prokopy Nogovitsyn, and Vyacheslav Semyonov, as well as two animated feature films: "Turaakh hara dyhynnemmite" by Konstantin Timofeyev and "Taal taal emeekhsin" by Sofron Varlamov.
The Yakut film program will be presented by producer Sardana Savvina and directors Lyubov Borisova, Stepan Burnashev and Alexei Ambrosyev.
This is not the first Yakut appearance at Skabmagovat. Earlier presentations included "Walking the Road to the Sun" by Marina Kalinina, "The White Day" by Mikhail Lukachevsky, and "A Camp Fire in the Wind," a drama by Dmitry Davydov.