Scene from the film U.S.S.A.
Scene from the film U.S.S.A.
Scene from the film U.S.S.A.
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USA + USSR = USSA. My film is about blurred boundaries, probably due to my own personal history. I was born in New York, to Russian and Czech parents, raised in Brazil and educated in France. As a result, the film is a cultural cocktail shot on super 8 in Moscow, New York, Milan, Berlin and Paris.


  • Original Title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Vivian Ostrovsky
  • Cinematography
    Vivian Ostrovsky
  • Editing
    Vivian Ostrovsky, Marie-Catherine Miqueau
  • Sound
    Vivian Ostrovsky, Marie-Catherine Miqueau
  • Runtime
    12 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • France
    • Brazil
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • IFFR 2024, DINAMO: Information, Rotterdam, The Netherlands,  January 2024
    • Futur Antérieur #21 at L’archipel, Paris, France, July 2022
    • Videox, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2003
    • ZINEBI, Bilbao, Spain, November 2000
    • Cinéma d’avant-garde français, Japan, December 1998
    • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, February 1991
    • Danish Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 1990
    • ARCO, Madrid, Spain, February 1990
    • Miami Film festival, USA, February 1990
    • Anthology Film Archive, New York, USA, November 1989
    • Feminale, Women Film Festival, Köln, Germany, July 1988
    • Festival du cinema s8, Cinémathèque du Quebec, Canada, February 1988
    • Pacific  Film Archive, Berkeley, USA, April 1987
    • Millenium, New York, USA, March 1987
    • Festival du nouveau cinema, Montréal, Canada, October 1986
    • Festival de lm de femme, Montréal, Canada, June 1986
    • Internationaler Experimental lm Festival Osnabrück, Germany, June 1986 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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