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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.

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 screened stories.   

It would suffice to say that my Russian version of the movie of Joseph Brodsky was primarily demonstrated in March, 2012, at the Central House of Literators, at the center of Moscow, within my film program "Three Eternities After All" (devoted to Akhmatova, Bobyshev and Brodsky, to their life collision and poetic background back in Leningrad). The film program was greeted and encouraged by Dm.Bobyshev, an only living protagonist of my series. I hope to soon re-demonstrate my program at the Meyerhold Center of Moscow. 

My French version of the movie of Akhmatova, "L'argile des mots", is still waiting for its audience. The movie is based at my Frnch poetic translations from Anna Akhmatova.




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My most recent film devoted to the personality of O.Mandelstam

"The Heart Embroided With the Bleeding Sense" (2012, director-essyaist Anna Polibina-Polansky)

That is my newest work at the genre of the poetic short cul film. It is devoted to the personality of Osip Mandelstam and to the  basic ties of his complicated biography. I hope that you will hear of it more, if I dare introduce it to shortcut film festivals one day. My self-drawn sketchery and my own poetry at the plots of Mandelstam are at the foundation of my idea. My self-drawm portraits of Osip and Nadezhda Mandelstam are offered at all their bizarre and rich row. The actual life collisions sound at a multi-layer consequence.

Where I offer the freshest pieces of news

So a bit more, conscerning my up screened plots and my characters.

Two days ago my English Version of the shortcut movie about Anna Akhmaova, "Those Contours Will Now Quench Within, ot The Clay of Magic Sounds" was primarily demonstrated in New York, at TribecaCinemas, at the context of the Annual New York Festaival of the Russian Documentaries supervised by Marina Adamovitch, the head of the New Review (the inheritance of Nabokov, Aldanov, Brodsky and Dovlatov, all at once).

Its official reference tells more of the movie's genre:

Also I welcome you at my page where I  offer fresh news of my works and their demonstrations over the globe (the inscriptions are predominantly in Russian and English): 


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