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The War of Raya Sinitsina (18+)

Small Golden Nanook for the Best film of the National Competition and the award of 75 000 rubles
Award of Russian Documentary Guild
Russia - Israel, 2020, colour, 89 min.
Director: Efim Graboy
A young filmmaker meets and follows Raya, a 94-year-old Soviet war heroine who fought in the Siege of Leningrad. During the filming, the heroes are immersed in a spiritual process that awakens a young woman in her. A film about war and losses becomes a story of love and friendship.

AWARDS

DocAviv (Israel, 2020) – Best Director and Best Cinematography; Israel Documentary Film Association – Best Debut Feature and Cinematography.

Efim Graboy

Efim Graboy

is a filmmaker, a graduate of Steve Tisch School of Film and Television. He has directed award-winning short fiction and non-fiction films. Efim was nominated for the prestigious Vimeo Awards (2019, Best Video) and IDA Awards (2019, Best Short Documentary).

FILMOGRAPHY

The War of Raya Sinitsina, 2020.
Small Golden Nanook for the Best film of the National Competition and the award of 75 000 rubles
Award of Russian Documentary Guild
Russia - Israel, 2020, colour, 89 min.
Director: Efim Graboy
A young filmmaker meets and follows Raya, a 94-year-old Soviet war heroine who fought in the Siege of Leningrad. During the filming, the heroes are immersed in a spiritual process that awakens a young woman in her. A film about war and losses becomes a story of love and friendship.

AWARDS

DocAviv (Israel, 2020) – Best Director and Best Cinematography; Israel Documentary Film Association – Best Debut Feature and Cinematography.