Sergey YASTRZHEMBSKY
Сергей ЯСТРЖЕМБСКИЙ
Sergueï YASTRJEMBSKI
Russia / France, 2011, 87mn 
Colour, documentary
Africa. Krov i krasota
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Африка. Кровь и красота

 

 Africa. Blood and Beauty

 Africa, le sang et la beauté

 
Directed by : Sergey YASTRZHEMBSKY (Сергей ЯСТРЖЕМБСКИЙ )
Writing credits : Sergey YASTRZHEMBSKY (Сергей ЯСТРЖЕМБСКИЙ )
Cinematography : Elizbar KARAVAYEV (Элизбар КАРАВАЕВ)
Produced by : Sergey YASTRZHEMBSKY (Сергей ЯСТРЖЕМБСКИЙ )
Other persons :
Scénario : Olga VERSHININA
cast : Lambert WILSON …Narrateur
Production : Chris BOLZLI, Claudie OSSARD
Companies : Eurowide Film Production, Lesnaya, Cultural-Ethnographic Fund Out of Time
 
Sites : Page sur Allociné, page sur IMDb
Release date in France : 2012-01-04, Site

Awards :
Press award International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2012

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Damned Distribution. 2012. Titre : Africa : Le Sang et la beauté

Plot synopsis
Making what the filmmakers believe is a last-chance survey of what ancient customs still remain in tribal Africa, Africa. Blood and Beauty presents a bounty of fascinating -- and sometimes hard to watch -- ethnographic footage. Director Sergey Yastrzhembsky has had a high-profile career, working in the administrations of Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin before segueing to journalism. Arguably, the film should remain valuable on disc to the educational market for years.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2012-01-04
- International Human Rights Film Festival, Moscow (Russia), 2012
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2012
- World Film Festival, Montreal (Canada), 2011

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