Anna, Seven Years on the Frontline

Anna, Seven Years on the Frontline

This is Anna Politkovskaya’s life story, told in documentary scenes and in the words of friends and colleagues. We meet: Galina Musaliyeva, who had shared a room with her in the editorial office of Novaya Gazeta newspaper; Lidia Yusupova, a lawyer from Grozny who spent many years searching for the lost people in Chechnya and received the prestigious Martin Ennals Award in 2004; and Vyaceslav Izmailov, another colleague from Novaya Gazeta who has started his own investigations to find out who killed Anna.

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Details

Country of Production
The Netherlands

Year of Production
2008

Format
Digi Beta Pal, Beta SP Pal

Length
78 min

Director
Masha Novikova

Production
NovDoc

Original Language
Russian, English

Subtitles
English

Festivals / Awards

FICCO Mexico 2008
It’s all true 2008
Amnesty International FF Amsterdam 2008 (opening film)
Planete Doc Review Warsaw 2008 (Amnesty International Award)
DocLisboa 2008
Festival of Liberties Brussels 2008 (Special Prize of the Jury)
Valladolid Int. Film Festival 2008
Verzio Documentary Film Festival Budapest 2008 (Verzio 5 Audience Award)
Festival of Human Rights Berlin 2008
Göteborg Int. Film Festival 2009
Vilnius Women’s FF Serseliafam 2009
Perspektive Nuremberg Human Rights FF 2009
Women Make Waves FF 2009
asiaticafilmmediale Rome 2009
THIS HUMAN WORLD HRFF Vienna 2009
One World Human Rights FF Prague 2010
One World HRFF New York 2010
Moqavemat IFF Kerman 2010 (Best Film Award)
One World HRFF Bratislava 2010