Sergei Loznitsa

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Filmmaker, editor and screenwriter Sergei LOZNITSA (1964, Belarus) grew up in Kiev, Ukraine and graduated in Applied Mathematics in 1987. During the years that followed, he became an artificial intelligence researcher and also worked as a translator from Japanese. Loznitza completed his filmmaking studies in 1997 and made 18 documentaries that brought him many national and international awards. He has also made several shorts and two feature films. In 2012 In the Fog won the FIPRESCI prize at the Cannes film festival. Maidan, his documentary about the Maidan uprising in Ukraine (2014), received worldwide acclaim. The Event (2015) is about another failed revolution, the 1991 Soviet coup. Loznitsa won Best Director in Cannes for his film Donbass (2018). 

Filmography

Segodnja my postroim dom/Today We Are Going to Build a House (1996, short doc, co-dir), Zjizn, osin/Life, Autumn (1998, short doc, co-dir), Polustanok/The Train Stop (2000, short doc), Poselenie/Settlement (2001, doc), Portret/Portrait (2002, short doc), Pejzazj/Landscape (2003, doc), Fabrika/Factory (2004, short doc), Blokada/Blockade (2006, short doc), Artel (2006, short doc), Predstavlenie/Revue (2008, doc), Northern Light (2008, short doc), Stjsastje moje/My Joy (2010), V tumane/In the Fog (2012), O milagre de Santo António/The Miracle of Saint Anthony (2012, short doc), Pismo/Letter (2013, short doc, co-dir), Reflections (2014, short doc), Maidan (2014, doc), Ponts de Sarajevo/Bridges of Sarajevo (2014, omnibus film), The Old Jewish Cemetery (2014, short doc), Sobitije/The Event (2015, doc), Austerlitz (2016, doc), Krotkaya/A Gentle Creature (2017), Den' Pobedy/Victory Day (2018, doc), Process (2018, doc), Donbass (2018)

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