Julia Kiseleva

was born in 1982 in Asbest, Sverdlovsk region. In 2004, she graduated from Journalistic Department of Ural State University and in 2009 she graduated from VGIK as director (non-fiction films workshop of I.Grigoriev).


Far from London, 2007; On the Move, 2007; Sunny day, 2008; Tied, Fastened and Happy, 2009; Wide Embrace, 2012; About the Hippocratic Oath, 2013; Independent, 2015.

Independent (12+)

Russia, 2015, colour, 60 min.
Director: Julia Kiseleva
When Dasha was 22 she wanted to become a deputy, and it was a period of oppositional protests. Protests are in the past, and the deputy’s seat stayed. As well as unsettled love life, which is unwanted in politics.


ArtDocFest, 2015: Jury’s Special Mention