Boris Karadzhev

was born in Perm. He graduated from Perm State University and VGIK. For many years he collaborated as an author and director with various Film Studios and TV companies, took part in the creation of over 60 films, as well as in a number of international projects. Between 2001-2006, he was the editor-in-chief of Russian Central Studio of Documentary Films (RCSDF). Since 2002, he is a teacher at the documentary film directing class at VGIK.


(selected filmography) Skvorets (The Starling), 2001; The Courier of Words, 2002; Maya Plisetskaya, 2003; Let There Be Light!, 2003; By The Walls Of Moscow, 2004; The Banks of Rhine, 2005; Unnatural Selection, 2006; Contemporaries, 2007; Evakuatsionnyy Roman (Evacuation Romance), 2011; Writer «P». A Trial of Identification, 2013; Through the Haze…, 2014; Ask Us to Tell It, 2015, «Dream Factory» for Comrade Stalin, 2017.

"Dream Factory" for Comrade Stalin (12+)

Russia, 2017, colour, 65 min.
Director: Boris Karadzhev
This is a documentary investigation of a drama that took hold of the "Soviet Hollywood" project in the 30-ies - a project that, following the model of American "dream factory", would become the country's film industry centre.