Alina Rudnitskaya

was born in 1976, graduated from University of Culture and Art, filmmaking department.


«Letter», 2001; «Communal residence», 2002; «Amazons», «Vishnevskaya and Rostropovich», «Ryazanov», «Таtu en sous- les- cieux», 2003; «Rural lessons», 2004; «Civil Status», 2005; «Besame Mucho», 2006; «Vixen academy: how to be a bitch», 2007.

Vixen Academy: How To Be a Bitch (0+)

Russia, 2007, colour, 30 min.
Director: Alina Rudnitskaya
There were times, when «bitch» had negative meaning. But today it has become a real brand. «Bitch» has become an example to follow for modern woman, an ideal image of our days. Most of women older 15 try to learn how to be a bitch. Who is a vixen, modern bitch? How to become successful women? What does it mean being a woman? What is «women’s nature» and «women’s spirit»? Is it possible for a woman to succeed in this life without coming across the ethic borders?


«Golden Shorts» at Vienna Independent Shorts International Film Festival, Austria, 2008; Principal Prize «For its poignant reflections on the reconstruction of femininity in post-communist Russia» at Oberhausen IFF, Germany, 2008 (premier).

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