Soviet Life – Zoya Cherkassky
The works of the Ukrainian born artist, Zoya Cherkassky, sell for tens of thousands of dollars, but their bright colors tell a story of immigration, survival, and alienation. “Soviet Life” accompanies her on an intimate journey from the studio in the immigrant Tel Aviv neighborhood where she has met her husband, a migrant worker from Nigeria, to her childhood in Kyiv, in search of her lost Ukrainian-Soviet childhood, in hope to find the one place in which she would feel at home. This film is part of “The Artists from Kyiv” duo.
Russian, English, Hebrew
WINNERBest Short Film AwardIsraeli Documentary Forum Awards2022
WINNERBest Short Documentary on Art AwardMaster of Art Film Festival2023
Master of Art Film Festival , Bulgaria , 2023
On Art Film Festival , Poland , 2023
Berlin JFF , Germany , 2023
Doc Edge International Film Festival , New Zealand , 2023
Ethnografilm Paris , France , 2023
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