Anna Ganshina

graduated from the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) (workshop of N. Figurovsky), faculty of Scriptwriters; St-Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy, faculty of Documentary films directing. She is a member of the Russian State Film Academy.


(Selected Filmography) Not the Birds, 1998; Ventspils Harbor, 1993; The Hermitage Online, 1999; Grotto Children, 2017.

Grotto Children (12+)

Russia, 2017, colour, 75 min.
Director: Anna Ganshina
When we close our eyes we see the black colour. By this, we mean that we see "nothing". How long can one survive in the darkness? A couple of moments? A couple of hours? A couple of days? Some of us spend their whole life in it. Their eyes can be closed, but is their darkness as dark as we think?