Ateliergespräch - WHITE MAMA

Screening and Q&A with Zosya Rodkevich

  • Ateliergespräche WHITE MAMA, Copyright: DOK.fest München
  • Ateliergespräche WHITE MAMA, Copyright: DOK.fest München

Three female filmmakers present their formally and content-wise outstanding works. Their films deal with gender roles in our society, but each director has her own unique approach:

In WHITE MAMA, Zosya Rodkevich and Evgeniya Ostanina create an extreme closeness to the protagonists via the camera work. After the screening, the film will be discussed in a 60-minute talk.

Moderation: Daniel Lang

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Russland 2018 – Director: Zosya Rodkevich, Evgeniya Ostanina – Original language: russian – Subtitles: english


On the outskirts of Moscow, a mother lives with her six children and her new husband. They decide to adopt a seventh child, a boy with mental health problems and the harmony in the family comes under threat.

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2019.


Writer: Susanna Baranzhieva, Evgenia Ostanina. Camera: Zosya Rodkevich, Alina Makarova, Sergey Makarov. Sound: Georgy Ermolenko. Editing: Evgenia Ostanina. Production: Black and White Production. Producer: Alexander Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov, Ilya Malkin. Length: 97 min.