RUS


Let Me Live My Life (18+)

Russia, 2018, colour, 45 min.
Director: Olga Averkieva
In their childhood, our heroes became orphans. For years, they’ve stayed inmates of closed psycho-neurologic shelters: Natasha – for women, Guera and Kolya – for men. Now they’ve got a chance to become self-dependent. On this path, they’ve met each other and love came into their lives.

AWARDS

IDFF Flahertiana (Russia, 2018) – “Small Golden Nanook” – Award for the Best Film of National Competition, Main Sponsor’s Prize by ASTER Group; IDFF "Eight Women" (Russia, 2019) – the best documentary film; IDFF "Saratov Suffering" (Russia, 2019) – the best documentary film of the program "Saratov – an open city"; Laureate of the Perm City Prize in the field of culture (Perm, 2019); Moscow Film Festival "Let's Live!" (Russia, 2019) – the best full-length documentary film; International Film Festival of Orthodox Cinema "Pokrov" (Ukraine, 2019) – first prize in the section of documentary films; International Human Rights Film Festival "Stalker" (Russia, 2019) – a special prize named after the human rights activist Larisa Bogoraz and a Jury Diploma.

Olga Averkieva

Olga Averkieva

was born in1990. Graduated from Perm State Institute of Arts and Culture (workshop of Pavel Pechenkin and Rashid Davletshin). Olga has worked at Novy Kurs film studio as assistant director, administrator, project manager, and then as a script writer and director. Winner of the V Debutants’ pitching of Moscow IFF in “Documentary Film” category. She is a member of Documentary Film Guild, and Student Films Competition Coor- dinator at the IDFF Flahertiana.

FILMOGRAPHY

I Choose Perm!, 2012; Prodigal Son, 2013; Postmen of Happiness, 2013; Nina Gorlanova’s Little Angels, 2015; Schoolboy’s Mate, 2016; Let Me Live My Life, 2018.
Russia, 2018, colour, 45 min.
Director: Olga Averkieva
In their childhood, our heroes became orphans. For years, they’ve stayed inmates of closed psycho-neurologic shelters: Natasha – for women, Guera and Kolya – for men. Now they’ve got a chance to become self-dependent. On this path, they’ve met each other and love came into their lives.

AWARDS

IDFF Flahertiana (Russia, 2018) – “Small Golden Nanook” – Award for the Best Film of National Competition, Main Sponsor’s Prize by ASTER Group; IDFF "Eight Women" (Russia, 2019) – the best documentary film; IDFF "Saratov Suffering" (Russia, 2019) – the best documentary film of the program "Saratov – an open city"; Laureate of the Perm City Prize in the field of culture (Perm, 2019); Moscow Film Festival "Let's Live!" (Russia, 2019) – the best full-length documentary film; International Film Festival of Orthodox Cinema "Pokrov" (Ukraine, 2019) – first prize in the section of documentary films; International Human Rights Film Festival "Stalker" (Russia, 2019) – a special prize named after the human rights activist Larisa Bogoraz and a Jury Diploma.