SONIA LOVES, SONIA DOESN’T
Natalia Beliaeva / Russian Federation / 2020 / 15:00
Since I red this story many years ago, my inner child did not let me live in peace, since that moment I coudn’t stop thinking about it: something that has not become a reality for me in childhood or in adulthood, became superreality in this film. Now I’m calm.
Natalia Beliaeva born in Moscow, Russia in 1984, finished Saint-Petersburg University of Film and TV as a fiction film director in 2009, finished Saint-Petersburg High School of Cinematography in 2013.
Author of more than 10 fiction short films as scriptwriter, director, editor, and cinematographer of documentary films. These short films were participated in many international film festivals as Corto in Bra (Italy) 2008; Cergy-Pointose International Film Festival (France) 2008; Clermont Ferrand (Kodak show case), France, 2008; Lola Kenya Screen (Kenya) 2008; Asterfest (Macedonia) 2008; In The Palace (Bulgaria) 2008; Naoussa International Film Festival (Greece) 2008; Festival Of Nations (Austria) 2009; Oxford International Film Festival (UK) 2009, Mediawave International Film and Music Festival, 2010 (Szombathely), Hungary
KinoShot IFF (Ukraine) 2016; Dytiatko Festival (Ukraine) 2016; FRESCO IFF (Armenia) 2016; JULA Festival (Germany) 2016; I Do Care Festival (Russia) 2016; Grand Off – World Independent Film Awards (Poland) 2016.
“Best Screenplay” KinoShot IFF (Ukraine) 2016; “Best Actress” Dytiatko Festival (Ukraine) 2016; “Best Message of Faith” FRESCO IFF (Armenia) 2016;
- “About a Hedgehog” 10 min, 2008;
- “Long Walk to Forever” 18 min, 2009;
- “The Chosen Ones ” 15 min. 2016;
- “Sometimes” 5 min, 2018.