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Sergey Kachkin



Sergey Kachkin, a Russian film director and producer, was educated in Moscow at the Higher School of Journalism, and Documentary Film School. Since 2006 Sergey has made several documentaries as a producer, film director and DoP. The films have been noted both in Russia and abroad. Two of his films were shown in the USA in 2007-2008 as a part of the Cultural Leaders Program / Filmmakers. He took part in several workshops led by Rafi Pitts – film director, Tue Steen Müller – international documentary consultant, and Iikka Vehkalahti, commission editor of YLE TV2 Documentaries. In 2010 Sergey received an EEFA grant to develop and finish the mid-length documentary On the Way Home. His next documentary, Perm-36, a Territory of Freedom, is about the museum of political repressions PERM-36 and its context in modern-day in Russia.


PERM-36, a Territory of Freedom
On the Way Home
Dance of Colour
The River Flowing into the Sky


On The Way Home

Po doroge domoi (Orig.) / 2011 / Russia / 56 min

For twenty years Aleksey, a truck driver, has been driving the length and breadth of Russia. For twenty years his wife has been patiently waiting for him in a small house near the forest and following the news about each next road accident with concern. She is accompanied by a faithful old dog that has just been diagnosed with a fatal disease. The story about long weeks of separation, about longing and loneliness merges with the story of today’s changing Russia, as seen by Aleksiej from his truck window.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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