Afonka Does Not Want to Herd Reindeer Anymore

  • Czech Republic
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A feature documentary film by Martin Ryšavý. The film draws a portrait of the difficult life of the Siberian Evens. While Afanasy (Afonka) Konstantinov would often like to end the difficult nomadic life and settle down, his great-aunt Maria Yegorovna Kolesova wants her relatives to maintain the traditional lifestyle of their ancestors. Trapped between vague ideas about a new life and his love of the mountains and herding, Afonka feels that he will never be exactly like his ancestors.

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  • Original Title
    Afoňka už nechce pást soby
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Martin Ryšavý
  • Cinematography
    Martin Ryšavý
  • Editing
    Katarína Geyerová Buchanan
  • Sound
    Pavel Dvořák, Marek Musil
  • Runtime
    76 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Awards
    • 2004 Jihlava IDFF - BEST CZECH DOCUMENTARY FILM 2009 - CZECH JOY SECTION 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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