Russian spirit
Русский дух
Year of production: 2023
Production country: Russia
Production company: Institute of Cinema and Television GITR
Director: Uliana Panchenko
Producer: Uliana Panchenko
Screenwriter: Uliana Panchenko
D.O.P.: Timofey Novoselov
Editor: Uliana Panchenko
Production Designer: Aliсe Kuprina
Sound Director: Valeria Skuratova
Cast: Anatoly Emelyanov
Film category: Documentary film-portrait
Rating: 12+
Length: 12 min.
The choreographer of the Moscow theater, Anatoly Emelyanov, and his family moved to live in a village near Vladimir, where he began to revive life on earth. He opened a ballet school for local children to give children the opportunity to touch the beauty by becoming a part of it. Anatoly is determined to open a professional choreographic school, which is currently at the restoration stage. The hero encounters many difficulties on the way to his dream, but the Russian resilient spirit helps him achieve his goals.
Selected festival history
  • IFF "Hazelnut" (shortlist participant)
  • Date with Russia. Territory of National Unity (participant of the competition program)
  • IFF "Fathers and Sons" (Grand Prix in the "Hero of Our Time" nomination)
  • IFF "WE" (Winner of the nomination "Hero of Our Time")
Uliana Panchenko
Student at the Institute of Film and Television (GITR), studying in the workshop of A.K. Zheleznyakova is a documentary film director by profession. In 2023 she debuted with her film "Russian Spirit". She is inspired to create films by people who left life in the city and went to the outback. She is currently working on editing his second film and preparing for new shoots.

2023 – Russian spirit