Evgeniy Golynkin

was born in Leningrad in 1951. He graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music, and Cinematography, faculty of Directing, the High Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors at State Cinema of the USSR. He is the member of the Union of Cinematographers, the member of arts council on the High Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors, the member of advisory council of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation on documentary films. He worked at the Leningrad studio of documentary films, the West Siberian Newsreel Studio, the Central studio of documentaries, the central studio of educational films. Since 1993 is the director of “Clio” Studio.


(Selected Filmography) Nikolay Lenivkov's Temptation, 1986; At the Threshold of Yamal, 1987; Waiting for a Miracle, 1988; Solar Captive, 1990; The Case of Duel, 1991; Late Date, 1998; Yefimov's People, 2001; The Sampler, 2002; The Main Street of the Country, 2003; Who Will Help the Rescuers; Hello,Willy, 2007; Time of Change 2011; The City of Angels or Private Life of the Artist Pimenov, 2012; After the War, 2013; The Watchmen, 2015; “The Heart" Forty Years Later, 2016.

"The Heart" Forty Years Later (16+)

Russia, 2016, colour, 69 min.
Director: Evgeniy Golynkin
Forty years ago the documentary about the Soviet heart surgeons came out. In forty years the medicine has made an incredible breakthrough, but the moral problems doctors struggle with remained the same. "It is impossible to get used to death" is a keynote of both films.


Okno Filmfest (Russia, 2016) - the Grand Prix, Man Who Learn the World (Russia, 2016) - Laurel Branch Award for “The Best Television Film”