Home > Film Festival > 12th PLJFF > Films > Special Programmes > Exploring Humanity > Holy God Time We Lost The Pearl Button The Good Postman Mama Colonel The Land of the Enlightened Alazeef Holy God 1 2 2016 (25’) RUSSIA Director: Vladlena Sandu "Self-portrait. In 1998 our family came under armed attack. We were able to escape and we fled Grozny. We have been silent about it since." Vladlena Sandu tells an incisive and dignified story about herself, her mother and grandmother, the physical and psychological trauma and the ordinary existence of a refugee, including dog food, homelessness and intensive care. On New Year’s Day Putin pays tribute to the soldiers who are fighting terrorism. FESTIVALS IFFR, Netherlands, 2017 Apricot Tree IDFF, Armenia, 2016 – Grand Prix for the Best Short Film Signes de Nuit, France, 2016 – Special Mention for Night Award DOK Leipzig, Germany, 2016 Original language: Russian Cinematographer: Vladlena Sandu Editor: Vladlena Sandu Producer: Alexei Uchitel – Rock Films Contact: Rock Films W: www.rockfilm.ru Vladlena Sandu studied at the Rodchenko School of Photography in Moscow. She started with the film directing programme at the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) in 2011.