In Motherland or Death you don't add to the uncritical fascination with the Island of Freedom but you don't talk to dissidents either. You avoid siding with any of these typical images of contemporary Cuba. The film is rather a portrait of decay and rupture... An interview with Vitaly Mansky on Russian documentary world by Hana Rezkova (IDF).
Directors on the DAFilms portal
Jay Rosenblatt is an internationally recognized artist who has been working as an independent filmmaker since 1980 and has completed over twenty-five films. His work explores our emotional and psychological cores. They are personal in their content yet universal in their appeal.
Martin Sagadin was born in Slovenia (former Yugoslavia) in Kranj on June 22nd, 1991. He moved to New Zealand in 2005, where he now lives and works as a filmmaker and projectionist. With a background in painting, he recently graduated with a degree of Fine Arts Film with focus on directing and writing at the University of Canterbury. Martin Sagadin is also the front man of the experimental rock band Fantastic Princess.