Sergei Loznitsa
(Ukraine)

Sergei Loznitsa, Ukrainian film maker, was born on September, 5th 1964. He grew up in Kiev, and in 1987 graduated from the Kiev Polytechnic with a degree in Applied Mathematics. In 1987-1991 Sergei worked as a scientist at the Kiev Institute of Cybernetics, specializing in artificial intelligence research. He also worked as a translator from Japanese.
In 1997 Loznitsa graduated from the Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow, where he studied feature film making.
Sergei Loznitsa has been making documentary films since 1996, and he has directed 16 documentaries. He has received numerous international awards, including festival prizes in Karlovy Vary, Leipzig, Oberhausen, Krakow, Paris, Madrid, Toronto, Jerusalem, St-Petersburg, as well as the Russian National Film awards “Nika” and “Laurel”. Sergei Loznitsa’s montage film “BLOCKADE” (2005) is based on the archive footage of besieged Leningrad.
Loznitsa’s feature debut “MY JOY” (2010) premiered in the main competition at the Festival de Cannes, and was followed by “IN THE FOG”, which premiered in the competition of the 65th Festival de Cannes in May 2012, where it was awarded FIPRESCI prize.
In 2013 Sergei Loznitsa launched a film production and distribution company ATOMS & VOID. Sergei continues to work in both documentary and feature genres.

Films
Filmography
Today We Are Going To Build A House
1996
Life, Autumn
1998
The Train Stop
2000
Settlement
2001
Portrait
2002
Landscape
2003
Factory
2004
Blockade
2005
Artel
2006
Revue
2008
Northern Light
2008
My Joy
2010
In the fog
2012
O Milagre de Santo António
2012
Letter
2013
Reflections / Bridges of Sarajevo
2014
Maidan
2014
The Old Jewish Cemetery
2014
Sobytie / The Event
2015
Austerlitz
2016
A Gentle Creature
2017
Donbass
2018

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