Sergey loznitsa celebrity profile check out the latest sergey loznitsa photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Ukrainian director sergei loznitsa lets the camera tell the story, presenting a vivid panorama of his countrys. The film director sergey loznitsa received the grand prix on tuesday, october 6, along with the cash prize of eur 2,500. An elderly woman is helped to her feet by soldiers. From sergei loznitsa maidan, the event, a stark yet rich and complex portrait of tourists visiting the grounds of former nazi extermination camps, and a sometimes sardonic study of the relationship or the clash between contemporary culture and the sanctity of the site. Off extras two short films by sergei loznitsa portrait 2002, 28 min the train stop 2000, 26 min theatrical trailer also from cinema guild jauja about elly when evening falls on bucharest or metabolism. Trailer for sergei loznitsas cannes documentary about.
Sergei loznitsa on his reaction to the death of stalin, finding the truth in propaganda, and a robot revolution 23 january 2020 the film stage. Sergei loznitsa s movies, austerlitz, victory day, donbass, state funeral, the trial, a gentle creature. A gentle creature 2017 directed by sergey loznitsa. A quarter of a century later, sergei loznitsa revisits the dramatic moments of august 1991 and casts an eye on the event which was hailed worldwide as the birth of russian democracy. He grew up in kiev, and in 1987 graduated from the kiev polytechnic with a degree in applied mathematics.
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By contrast, his fiction films my joy, in the fog play with storytelling in a freewheeling way, combining narrative and cinematic audacity in scenes that. Sergei loznitsas movie austerlitz observes tourists in. The documentary maidan, depicting the events of ukraines euromaidan revolution, has won the grand prize at the nuremberg international human rights festival, as reported on the festivals website the film director sergey loznitsa received the grand prix on tuesday, october 6, along with the cash prize of eur 2,500. Known widely for his work in archival and observational nonfiction, ukrainian director sergei loznitsa has, over the last decade, also established a substantial parallel career in fiction filmmaking. In the donbass of the film, reality is a commodity, and its only value is in whether or not it can be sold to the masses. Sergei loznitsas documentary about the antigovernment protests that forced out ukraines president is a vital and urgent film even if his rigorous method doesnt help. Sergei loznitsas documentaries are conceived as silent commentary, begins jay weissberg in variety. A gentle creature has its north american premiere in the new york film festival, where it screens october 4 and 5. His rigorously edited, coolly composed shots contain all the information needed for viewers to feel the weight of his argument. On the sundrenched grounds of a former concentration camp, ukrainian filmmaker sergei loznitsas camera. Austerlitz sergei loznitsa 2016 the arts of slow cinema. Set to play as a special selection, maidan finds loznitsa in documentary mode, exploring the protests in kiev, ukraine against the government from the ground level. Sergei loznitsas picture maidan chronicles the three months of the euromaidan revolution, from december 20 to february 2014. The documentary maidan, depicting the events of ukraines euromaidan revolution, has won the grand prize at the nuremberg international human rights festival, as reported on the festivals website.
Loznitsa has tapped into his nations beleaguered soul in a way thats immediately recognisable in the global post. A saint, a man who doubts and a villain the characters of the three main protagonists can be defined as the following prototypes. Jul 17, 2018 screenings of sergei loznitsas awardwinning film donbass, centred on the civil war involving prorussia forces in ukraine, were cancelled in moscow on saturday. Sergei loznitsas top ten july 27 to july 30 what makes the belarusborn sergei loznitsas cinema so unsettling is that he dares as few do to look reality dead in the eye, working in a laconic, observational mode that hearkens back to early cinema, while fixing an. A gentle creature is a wildly ambitious and persistently jawdropping odyssey into russias heartless darkness, where humans circle one another in predatory spirals, churning up whirlpools of violence, corruption and sleaze from which there can be no escape even in the post office, an unseen man contentedly mulls over the prospect of nuking the united states. Sergei loznitsa art cinemas ultimate bad time merchant. Yet there has always been a divide between the more open, even oblique nature of his documentaries and the greater. Barbet schroeder barfly 1987 leave a reply cancel reply. Excellent documentary from sergei loznitsa which shows the power of protest. Screenings of sergei loznitsas awardwinning film donbass, centred on the civil war involving prorussia forces in ukraine, were cancelled in moscow on. In a year of exceptional crisis in the ukraine, one work, naturally excluded from any talk of oscar which as we know belongs more to the cultural powerbrokers, both in and out of hollywood, than to the artistic dissidents, fits a number of these qualitative criteria as much as any other, sergei loznitsas maidan 2014. On february 20th, 2014, a clash between protestors and police in kievs maidan nezalezhnosti independence square saw over 50 people lose their lives, and marked the beginning of the end of viktor yanukovychs contentious presidency.
The masterclass is entitled authenticity and the phenomenon of cinema. May 21, 2014 sergei loznitsas documentary about the antigovernment protests that forced out ukraines president is a vital and urgent film even if his rigorous method doesnt help to convey the broader. Velikaia pobeda pod leningradom 1944 and fiction dva boitsa 1944, zhila byla devochka 1944 films. As proven in his recent documentaries maidan, the event, and the trial, versatile ukrainian filmmaker sergei loznitsa has become one of the. Perhaps no historical event is as appalling as the holocaust, yet peoples need to understand the unimaginable has birthed the curious oxymoron of holocaust tourism. Loznitsa doesnt see the conflict as a legitimate civil war, but instead gang warfare, with the concept of civil war used to coverup and legitimatise criminality. Sergei loznitsa was born in 1964 and grew up in kiev, ukraine. Sergei loznitsa would seem like the perfect director to try and get a grip on the ongoing war in the donbass region of eastern ukraine, as much of his career has been dedicated to probing the underlying mechanics of historical events, sometimes even when they are still unfolding. In 1987, he graduated in applied mathematics at the ecole polytechnique in kiev.
What makes the belarusborn sergei loznitsas cinema so unsettling is that he dares as few do to look reality dead in the eye, working in a laconic, observational mode that hearkens back to early cinema, while fixing an unblinking gaze on distinctly 21 st century phenomena. May 25, 2017 sergei loznitsas documentaries are conceived as silent commentary, begins jay weissberg in variety. Sergei loznitsas montage film blockade 2005 is based on the archive footage of besieged leningrad. Maidan kicks off just like sergei loznitsa s other peoplewatching documentaries, but the impassioned nature of its subject inevitably raises the stakes. Maidan finds loznitsa in documentary mode, exploring the protests in kiev, ukraine against the. Maidan is a portrait of an awakening nation, rediscovering its identity. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Sergei loznitsa, ukrainian film maker, was born on september, 5th 1964 in baranovichi, ussr. The lecture was conducted by michal chacinski artistic director of the gdynia film festival, journalist of tvp kultura. A look at the 20 and 2014 civil unrest in the ukrainian capitals central square. It does, however, and its a film that poses so many questions. Director sergei loznitsa rises above current political issues and looks at the nature of the popular uprising as a social, cultural and philosophical phenomenon. Asramam maidan, the first airport of kerala state, in kollam city.
Maidan chronicles the civil uprising against the regime of president yanukovych that took place in kiev ukraine in the winter of 2014. Sergei loznitsa is a ukrainian director known for his documentary as well as dramatic films. Dec 15, 2014 the film follows the progress of the revolution. Of course, i expected sergei loznitsas austerlitz to be slower than the average, but i didnt expect the film to fall into my category of slow cinema. Download donbass 2018 yify torrent for 720p movie yify. There are places in europe that have remained as painful memories of the past factories where humans were turned into ash. Director sergei loznitsa could not attend the ceremony of announcing the winners.
Ukrainian director sergei loznitsa lets the camera tell the story in a vivid panorama of his countrys 2014 revolution. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker sergei loznitsa, maidan chronicles the civil uprising that toppled the government of ukrainian president victor yanukovich and. Loznitsa s camera is far less critical of the kiev protestors than, say, the ignorant tourists wandering through a concentration camp in austerlitz. In 19871991 sergei worked as a scientist at the kiev institute of cybernetics, specializing in artificial intelligence research.
Sergei loznitsa on art, life and his new film a gentle. Maidan by sergei loznitsa sergei loznitsa 881164000910. Loznitsas camera is far less critical of the kiev protestors than, say, the ignorant tourists wandering through a concentration camp in austerlitz. Maidan kicks off just like sergei loznitsas other peoplewatching documentaries, but the impassioned nature of its subject inevitably raises the stakes. On his behalf, an appeal was read out in which he spoke in support of the director oleg sentsov, who was illegally sentenced in russia. Of course, i expected sergei loznitsa s austerlitz to be slower than the average, but i didnt expect the film to fall into my category of slow cinema. Sergei loznitsas disquieting new documentary austerlitz, which premieres at the venice international film festival, aims to show how the nazi concentration camps are experienced today. Filmed in stunning long takes, sans commentary, maidan is a record of a momentous historical event and an extraordinary study of the popular uprising as a social, cultural and philosophical phenomenon. Sergei loznitsa is one of the most heralded filmmakers in europe, but is still little known in america. Sergei loznitsa s picture maidan chronicles the three months of the euromaidan revolution, from december 20 to february 2014. Maidan kolkata, a park in kolkata cantonment maidan, historical ground in old quilon kollam town, kerala. With joseph stalin, lavrenti beria, vyacheslav molotov, georgi malenkov. He then worked as a researcher at the kievs institute of cybernetics, specialized in artificial intelligence. Austerlitz director talks art, life, a return to good old cinema in new film a gentle creature the subject of a 2016 idfa retrospective and curator of its top.
Eleven films about euromaidan you can watch onlineeuromaidan. Sergei loznitsas movies, austerlitz, victory day, donbass, state funeral, the trial, a gentle creature. Screenings of sergei loznitsas ukrainian film donbass. Aug 31, 2016 sergei loznitsas movie austerlitz observes tourists in concentration camps.
Sergei loznitsas picture maidan chronicles the three months of the. But i think it is far too simplistic to reduce a character to a label. A master class with the wellknown russian director sergei loznitsa, the creator of awardwinning documentaries and feature films. Ukrainian director wins cannes 2018 for the drama film.719 1554 594 1062 1449 665 285 695 241 1336 1633 724 292 1545 1546 1211 798 14 1066 996 775 1471 1058 656 592 761 471 1200 237 317 600 352 1295 760