Aleksey Evstigneev

was born and raised in Shatura. Since 2015, he’s been a student of Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK, workshop of V. Lisakovich and A. Gelein).


My Beloved, 2017; Not Far Away, 2017; The Golden Buttons, 2020.

The Golden Buttons (12+)

Russia, 2020, colour, 19 min.
Director: Aleksey Evstigneev
The film, created from fragments of phrases, observations and faces, is an attempt to show the inner world of a cadet from the National Guard of Russia. We see both a boy with the first machine gun in his hands and an adult soldier at the protest.


IDFF Visions du Reel (Switzerland, 2020) – IDFA Talent Award.

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