Mariya MELNIK
Мария МЕЛЬНИК
Maria MELNIK
Russia, 2019, 85mn 
documentary
Otets Baikal
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Отец Байкал

 

 Father Baikal

 Père Baïkal

 
Directed by : Mariya MELNIK (Мария МЕЛЬНИК)
Writing credits : Mariya MELNIK (Мария МЕЛЬНИК)
Cinematography : Yuri ERMOLIN (Юрий ЕРМОЛИН)
 

Plot synopsis
A documentary about the sculptor Dashi Namdakov and the creation of the main sculpture of his life – “Father Baikal”. Dashi’s sculptures are famous all over the world. His work is acquired by patrons from all over the world, and exhibitions are held in the best museums in the world. The value of his new sculpture is even more than that – it is aimed at attracting the views of the whole world to the environmental problem on Baikal.
http://eng.flahertiana.ru
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Baikal Festival : People and Environment, Irkutsk (Russia), 2019
- International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana", Perm (Russia), 2019