RUS

Learning Italian (12+)

Russia, 2013, colour, 26 min.
Director: Tofik Shakhverdiev
Deaf-mute girl on a wheelchair can't speak neither her native Russian nor finger language. Still on her Italy vacation this disability is not an obstacle for the girl to have fun and communicate with the hotel service personnel as well as with other international guests. This film is about a girl and a boy who know why some children are born healthy and some disabled.
World premier

Tofik Shakhverdiev

Tofik Shakhverdiev

filmed two feature films and more than twenty documentaries. He earned 2 “Nika” awards, “Golden Centaur”, “Golden tambourine”, “Flahertiana”, “Stalker”, “Window to Europe”, “UNESCO award”, “Breaking Down Barriers” and other film awards in Italy, France, Yugoslavia, the USA, Greece, Israel and so on. He is Russian Federation honoured man of art.

FILMOGRAPHY

“Gymnastics lesson”, 1973; “Children of Russia”, 1974; “What your song is about”, 1977; “Is Stalin with us?”, 1990; “To die of love”, 1990; “Victory march”, 2000; “Air balloons”, 2001; “So people will clap”, 2001; “Two boys who don’t drink”, 2002; “To kill a man”, 2002; “About love”, 2003; “He curses”, 2005; “World of ingenuous”, 2007; “Russian fame”, 2009; “Searching for Wahhabis in Dagestan mountains”, 2010; “Learning Italian”, 2013.
Russia, 2013, colour, 26 min.
Director: Tofik Shakhverdiev
Deaf-mute girl on a wheelchair can't speak neither her native Russian nor finger language. Still on her Italy vacation this disability is not an obstacle for the girl to have fun and communicate with the hotel service personnel as well as with other international guests. This film is about a girl and a boy who know why some children are born healthy and some disabled.
World premier