DocNomads films awarded in Verzio, Winterthur and Uppsala
Don’t Hesitate to Come for a Visit, Mom by Anna Artemyeva won the Best Student Film award at the 18th Verzio - International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, held in Hungary.
Don’t Hesitate to Come for a Visit also won recently the Best Short Film award at Bosphorus Film Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.
By Anna Artemyeva (Russia) • 13' • 2020
This is a story about the separation of a mother and her three-year-old daughter, who live far from each other, because of visa issues. Every day they communicate in video chat and dream of an imminent meeting.
By Anna Gyimesi (Hungary) • 11’ • 2021
The filmmaker discovers family videos that belong to her grandfather, a Holocaust survivor.
While asking how her ancestors could still smile after such a traumatic event, she realizes that she is the one stuck in transgenerational trauma.
By Olga Lucovnicova (Moldova) • 20' • 2020
After 20 years of silence, the filmmaker travels back to the house of her great-grandparents, where she passed through harmful events that left a deep imprint on her memory forever. The long-awaited family gathering runs counter to her attempts to overcome the past.