On the Trail of the Ancestors
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Year of production: 2023
Production country: Russian Federation
Production company: Didjital Nyus LLC
Director: Olga Voronyanskaya, Zhanna Karpenko
Screenwriter: Zhanna Karpenko
D.O.P.: Igor Cherkashin
Film category: Documentary
Rating: 6+
Length: 18 min.
They still live in tents and follow their reindeer, walking 800 kilometers a year. The way of life of the Nenets has not changed for centuries. Life's film crew visited the far north, the Novoportovsky tundra. They spent a few days in a reindeer herders' camp and found themselves at the main holiday of nomads, which is more important to them than New Year's Eve.
Voronyanskaya Olga
In 2011 she graduated from Stavropol State University with a degree in journalism. Since 2014, she had been a political observer for the federal TV channel LIFE. In 2015 she won the Best Journalist of the Year nomination at the National Media Group. Since 2016 she has been the presenter of the evening news program on the 24-hour news channel LIFE. Since 2021she's been an editor of the documentary editorial department of LIFE, since 2022 - head of the documentary editorial department of LIFE.

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2016 – How dams fought
2015 – Import absorption
2015 – Conquerors of the Yenisei
Karpenko Zhanna
Born on July 25, 1988, Yaroslavl.
In 2010 graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of Belgorod State University.
Since 2012 - correspondent of the LIFE editorial office.
In 2014, she was awarded a medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland, First Class" for her coverage of events in Crimea.
From 2017 to 2019 she was a special correspondent for the federal channel Rossiya 1.
Since 2019 she has been an author of the documentary editorial LIFE.
She has several prestigious professional awards.

2023 – Three Sisters
2022 – 1418 days of feat
2022 – Adopted
2021 – Footballer
2020 – Sinyavinskiye Heights: battles for memory