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Vera. An Intimate Sketch

Documentary, Russian and English (with English subtitles) 30 min.

2010, new version 2011

Vera. An Intimate Sketch
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Vera. An Intimate Sketch is a profile of Vera Pavlova, a Russian poet.

Conceived and presented in a style of a visual poem, this documentary reveals Vera’s thoughts on love, life, and poetry. Shot in Moscow and New York, the film provides an intimate glimpse into the life of Vera Pavlova, her creative process, and a chance to experience the milieu of her complex, sensual, charming world.

Music for the film is written by a well-known Moscow composer, Iraida Yusupova.


Award of Merit for Documentary and Direction,

Accolade Awards, 2010

Honorable Mention Award in the Short Documentary Category, The Los Angeles International Film Festival, 2011


64th Cannes Film Festival as a part of Short Film Corner,

France, May, 2011

Anthology Film Archives for the NEW FILMMAKERS NEW YORK Series

ST. Petersburg Culture Center, Boston, MA, March, 2010

Production Team


Yelena Demikovsky 


Brian Singh


Yelena Demikovsky 

Fatima Benbrahim

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