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Echo at Garage Screen 16+

Babai

Artem Aisagaliev
1 September  22:30
Garage Screen summer cinema
22:30
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Babai is a night spirit in Slavic folklore, most often evoked by parents trying to intimidate their misbehaving children. Artem Aisagaliev, a Russian-born filmmaker who lives and works in California, uses the context of this tale to create a claustrophobic allegory of fear and trauma, one that is inextricably tied to growing up, particularly within the patriarchal family the teenage brothers Mark and Gesha belong to. Documentary film director Sasha Kulak’s agile camera creates a sense of the documentary transmission of a child’s worldview. Babai, however, is a fictional film, albeit with a free-flowing structure largely built on improvisation.

Artem Aisagaliev is a film director from Russia. He was born in 1993, grew up in Moscow, New York and Los Angeles and graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in the MFA film directing programme. He makes both fictional and non-fictional cinema, as well as music videos. He is interested in the personal connections between different habitats and their inhabitants.

Artem Aisagaliev is a film director from Russia. He was born in 1993, grew up in Moscow, New York and Los Angeles and graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in the MFA film directing programme. He makes both fictional and non-fictional cinema, as well as music videos. He is interested in the personal connections between different habitats and their inhabitants.

Year:
2020
Country:
Russia, USA
Length:
65'
Language:
Russian, Kazakh
Subtitles:
Russian
Director:
Artem Aisagaliev
Script:
Artem Aisagaliev
Producer:
Artem Aisagaliev
Cinematography:
Sasha Kulak
Sound Director:
Nikolay Antonov
Cast:
Saggidulla Aisagaliev, Gesha Aisagaliev, Mark Aisagaliev, Sergey Aisagaliev, Tamara Barsukova, Dzhumabai Aisagaliev, Anton Martinov
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