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Zima

CRISTINA PICCHI
RUSSIA 2013, 11’27”
Screenplay: Cristina Picchi
Cinematography: Saulius Lukoševičius
Editing: Cristina Picchi
Sound: Henri D’Armancourt
Production: Tanya Petrik & Guillaume Protsenko

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A portrait of a season – a journey through North Russia and Siberia, through the feelings and thoughts of the people who have to cope with one of the world’s harshest climates; a reality where the boundary between life and death is so thin that is sometimes almost nonexistent.

Cristina Picchi 2013CRISTINA PICCHI
Cristina Picchi (Lucca, 1981) is an award winning Italian filmmaker, writer and artist based in London. As a filmmaker she has directed and edited the short documentaries Zima (2013), Eyes On The Ground (2012), Under Your Skin (2011), Fragments of a Dream (2011) and The Disassociated (2011); her films have been screened in festivals and galleries worldwide. Her written work includes short stories and contributions to award-winning books. She holds a degree and an MA in European Literature from the University of Pisa and and a master’s degree in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths University.