Zaka Abdrakhmanova

was born and raised in Kazakhstan, where she studied Philology. She studied in Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov School of Documentary Films and Theatre. “The Last Year” is her graduation film.


My Love, 2018; The Last Year, 2019.
Special Jury Mention for delicate dramaturgy of relationship with the hero


Russia, 2019, colour, 51 min.
Director: Zaka Abdrakhmanova
Film-observation of Galina Anisimova, a theater actress, the National Artist of Russia. Her personality is uneasy, she’s decisive and uncompromising, however, fragile and suspicious at the same time. Together with the heroine, we live the last year of life on an emotional swing from hate to love.