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A site of an art house film director from Moscow. I hope you will enjoy my up screened stories and plots! Make friends with my protagonists and antagonists! 

*** Now I have screened over 100 feature works, and the scope of my genres and themes is wide. I am of wish to participate et your thematic festival! The organizer is to pay only for my tickets and accomodations. I hope that I will be able to show my movies without any fee for me as for an author, from your part. I am highly altruistic and humanistic, at the realm of my genres. Feel free to get in touch. My e-mail address remains the same:   


Dear friends! If you are of wish to invite me, as a film director with my own film program, to your demonstration or festivity, write me at the mentioned address. I have screened movies about Emily Dickinson, Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, Joseph Brodsky, Constanine Cavafi, Osip Mandelstam and other poets, actors, screeners and masters of stage. 

Truly Yours, ANNA POLIBINA-POLANSKY, a film director and a script writer from Moscow

*****Anna Polibina, a fruitful experimental filmmaker from Moscow (March, 2013) Dear colleagues! As I am cultivating up lifted genres and elated themes in cinema, I truly need your assistance, advice and collaboration. I have screened over 260 shortcuts (at a variety of plots, subjects and themes) so far, predominantly in English and Russian, but also in French, Spanish and Italian (of outstanding and less known poets, writers, literary translators, legendary filmmakers of the past and of the present; of colorful cultural landscapes and genre traditions). I operate with self-drawn sketches and drawings, but video, animation and installations are also involved into my experimental films. My scripts (that are basic, paramount - at the structure of my films) are poetic, for the most part. I create a metaphorical script and a video row for my films (make drafts, draw portraits and paisages - stylized under the described epoch), write tunes and embody the sound. So I am not only the director-essayist for my films, but also the artist, the actress and the music composer. I thought up an art house technique that allows me embody complicated, exquisite and delicate ideas and themes. I consider myself a fruitful author of films, as my mind is yet abundant with new ideas and subjects. I would gladly offer dozens my new films to international festivals, provided that they would not ask an admission fee. For the primary showing at a festival, I ask no royalties. My only target is to get the world acquainted with my genres and topics, to let audiences encounter my stylistic manners. If my suggestion is of interest to you, please let me know at my e-mail address (, so we could get connected to each other and work together. I can immediately send you video trailers and teasers that reflect my genre manner. I can estimate the genre, as my experience at genres is truly huge. I had worked as a script writer, editor, director, author of soundtracks' texts and translator, for the cinema industry, before I realized that I could become a sheerly independent author of films. My own film fund is inexhaustible and is comprised of over 260 works (that I have screened all by myself), as I have mentioned, over a multitude of worthy cultural subjects. It will suffice to mention several of my themes and protagonists. I have screened movies about Anna Akhmatova (that got a diploma "For the genre debut" of New York Film Festival of Russian Documentaries in 2012), Tsvetaeva, Joseph Brodsky (it was shown in 2012 at the Moscow Central House of Literators, by a known Russian poet Cyril Covalgi, at his personal literary studio), Emily Dickinson ("At the Unheard Frigates of June" is a member of IMDB.COM - this movie got "golden" prizes and statues, at International Festivals and was shown at the State Literary Museum in 2013) , Constantine Cavafis, Zinaida Gippius, Yakov Protazanov, W.-H.Auden, Michael Chekhov, Osip Mandelstam, Serguey Dovlatov. I also made films of Venice, Berlin, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, the Golden Ring of Russia, of Basel and Strasbourg, of the Alps, of the Black Sea and of other great cultural and spiritual landscapes and places. My viewers become devoted worshipers of my humble genres, after having opened my genres, characters and plots, for themselves. I have screened my own films, for already over 10 years. From this excerpt, you can judge of my bio and literary experience that serve a substance for my plots (I consider meaningful, such periods of my life as my studentship at the legendary Literary Institute of Moscow or the time when I eagerly traveled Europe). My shortcuts (from 10 up to 60 minutes) can serve a versatile and elated material for your thematic festivals. My poetic intonation and subtle drafts will surely ornate your demonstration. With all my dedication to the upper genre, and with my aspirations for common work and reciprocal joy and use. Anna Polibina-Polansky, an experimental film maker.

My feature announcements

Dear colleagues, friends, visitors and (hopefully) worshipers. You can visit my page at fb: Feature announcements of my new films regularly appear there. Also I comment on my themes, protagonists, genres and tonalities, all that I consider meaningful and worthy of additional investigating. Topics are primarily of cultural impact or just lyrically indicative. The profile is in English and Russian (those languages alter, but also commentaries are in Spanish, Italian...

'The Monocineartstudio of Anna Polibina-Polansky' is 10 years of age!!

Dear colleagues, I ought to inform you of how fruitful that period of time was to myself. I haven't visited my blog for long, but I managed to create dozens of short biograpraphy-and-lyrical films, all in verses. I know that many festivals, forums and showings worldwide may be interested in my films. The Russian culture and the culture of the Russian emigration over the entire 20th century, occupy a special place in my filmography. Dozens of thematic items has appeared in the list of my works,...

The Fresh Demonstrations of My Movies of Brodsky and Akhmatova

As the feedback is so perceptible for me as the director-essayist of shortcuts dedicated to poetry and poets, I ponder that I have to add fresh annotations or at least commentaries sufficient to characterize further directions of my work as of a cinematographer. My "Carmine Frescoes of Joseph Brodsky: the Venetian Sheen" gathered a harvest of attention, and I have a bit to tell you of, concerning fresh demonstrations and the definite recognition of the genre that I invented for my up ...

My Films and Reviews

Please rely at my reviews or order me ones <:) Submitted by AnnaPolibina on Mon, 01/24/2011 - 23:07. Actually I am an art house movie director from Moscow. I am the first at my genre about here, and I created my techniques and feature devices from literally nothing. However, my genres has proved to be recognizable. I screen movies at the following themes: 1) Russian monasteries of the 16-17 centuries; 2) forgotten Russian estates; 3) the significant epochs in th...

Dear organizers of movie festivals!

I can evaluate the level of the genres that I have opened in cinema. I am interested at no-fee entrances. I am fond of the original style and openly dislike genre borrowings.   ...

My Gratitude - 2

The misprints have been removed. Anna, in the capacity of a proofreader :-D ...

My Gratitude

My thanks to those three festivals that have noticed my genres, in Cleveland, Ohio, in London and in Paris! I will try my best to participate. Please send me any additional information, I will be profoundly grateful to you for our contacts established. Yours, Anna Polibina, Jan 20, Moscow ...

Anna Polibina, a movie maker from Moscow

Dear friends! If you are of wish to invite me (with my short cut films of an entire range of genres and themes, in English or Russian) to  your festival, I will gratefully consider your invitation and try my best to participate. I have created over 80 of films, of the old time, of the modern epoch and of the on coming days. Please feel free to write me at:, and I will immediately reply. Regards from Anna Polibina, Moscow   ...

My Note to the Writers' Guild of America

I am Anna Polibina, a script writer and an art house film director from Moscow. Today I am glad to introduce my new play to You."by ANNA POLIBINA, the Moscow City The monoscript of an allegoric film (in English) is based at the remembrances about Brodsky from the part of his friends - those my acquaintances, teachers and colleagues whom I personally remember. My poetic translations from Brodsky were once approved by Golyshev, Rein, Tsvetkov, K...

My message to the Festival in Cannes

My greetings to You! I am Anna Polibina, a screen writer and an art house film director from Moscow. My name as of a movie maker was opened in November, 2010, in the Meyerhold Center of Moscow; ten of my films were demonstrated there. My profile here is the following: I have screened over 80 (!) of shortcut films, in Russian and English. By my profession, I am a screen writer and a translator of poetry from five European languages. I gradu...


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