News | 30.07.2017

The International Cinema Forum CHRONOTOP. ART:REBOOT

Chronotop multimedia project
Kaptaruny Art Village
Andrey Polupanov Film School
Young Cinema Public
Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw

On July 22-23, 2017 in Kaptaruny Art Village The International Cinema Forum CHRONOTOP. ART:REBOOT was hold. 

Tradition and Avant-guard
West and East
Past and Future

The main focus of the International Cinema Forum CHRONOTOP. ART:REBOOT is cinema of a borderland, transition, boundary, art between: between commercial and copyright, social and experimental, traditional and contemporary, (post)real and fictional, film carrier and digital, industrial and post-industrial.

The International Cinema Forum CHRONOTOP. ART:REBOOT run 22-23 July in Kaptaruny art village. The program includes films of the International Kansk Video Festival (Russia/Siberia), the documentary films of Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw, the Belarusian young cinema and guests from Ukraine.

During 3 days there will be film screenings, lectures, discussions, musical sets with focus on the topic of marginality — in music, performance art, philosophy and cinema. The participants of the forum are director Andrei Kudzinienka, philosophers Almira Ousmanova and Andrey Gornykh, film critic Anton Sidarenka, sound artist Eugene Ragozin, musician Julia Shpakovskaya (Naka group), and special guests Andrey Silvestrov, producer and director, president of the International Kansk Video Festival (Russia/Siberia) and Alexandra Chuprina, Ukranian director from Ukraine.

Curators: Artur Klinau, Tania Arcimovich, Andrei Kudzinienka, Anton Sidarenka (Belarusian film program), Marta-Daryja Klinava (Ukrainian film program).


«Why is there not Vinogradov?» Andrei Kudzinienka about Belarusian director Valentin Vinogradov. Screening of Valentin Vinogradov’s Dreams by A. Kudzinienka.

The documentary film by A. Kudzinienka tells about Belarusian director Valentin Vinogradov, the key figure of Belarusian soviet cinema of 1970-80ss.

Marginality: is it diagnosis of the time of a trend? The lection of Andrei Kudzinienka. 

Andrei Kudzinienka tells about Chronotop multimedia project in the context of modern social and philosophical concepts, about a creative method, experience of the working in Belarus and abroad.

Andrei Kudzinenka is a Belarusian film director, known for Rozygrysh (2008), Valentin Vinogradov’s Dreams (1999), Okkupatsiya. Misterii (2004), which was participated in Rotterdam Film Festival, Moscow Cinema Festival and others. An author and curator of Chronotop multimedia project.

Attractions of Marginality. The lection by Andrei Rasinski. 

Andrei Rasinski is a cultural research, a lector of Belarusian Humanity Collegium with a special cinema course.

Visual and Sound. University Means of Sounds of the causality. The lection by Eugene Ragozin.

Eugene Ragozin is a sound artist and director of more than 50 films and animations, a manager of sound studio

Collective and individual media. Meeting with Andrey Silvestrov. Screening: Russia As Phantasma (documentary almanac, Russia, 54 min.).

Directed by group of artists of Kansk Film Festival, an idea by Andrey Silvestrov. RUSSIA AS PHANTASMA is a polyphonic cinema fresco about a journey into the deeps of human soul. Views of different authors and their dreams of life, death and art, are set in the vast Siberian landscape.

Performance of Kanstancin Muzhau.

Kanstancin Muzhau

Belarusian program. Introduction by Anton Sidarenka. Screenings: Vorsha-Minsk-Vorsha (45 min., dir. J. Ralko), Sopromat (26 min., dir. A. Timofeev).

Anton Sidarenka is a cinema journalist. He is a curator of the project “Own Cinema” and the program on the Belarus-3 TV channel. He made a blog “KinoChtivo”, curated five seasons of the Cinema Phenomenon club in Raketa cinema theatre in Minsk.

Discussion «New Belarusian cinema at the epoch of Post-Hollywood». Moderation by Anton Sidarenka.

Music set by Naka piano group.

Naka piano group

Presentation of Polish program. The program of Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw. Screenings: Beats of Freedom (dir. Wojciech Słota, Leszek Gnoiński), Art of Disappearing (dir. Bartek Konopka, Piotr Rosołowski).

The lection by Almira Ousmanova.

Almira Ousmanova is a professor at the Media department, director of MA programme in Cultural Studies at the European Humanities University (Vilnius, Lithuania), Director of the Laboratory for Studies of Visual Culture and Contemporary Art ( She has published several books and articles on semiotics, Gender Studies and Film Studies, including Umberto Eco: Gender Histories from Eastern Europe (co-edited with Elena Gapova and Andrea Peto), Bi-Textuality and Cinema (ed., 2003); Gender and Transgression in Visual Arts (ed., 2007), Visual (as) Violence (ed., 2008), Belarusian Format: Invisible Reality (ed., 2008.), Research interests: theory, genealogy and methodology of Visual Studies, Gender Representations in Visual Arts, Soviet cinema, art and politics.

The lection by Andrey Gornykh.

Andrey Gornykh is a professor at the Media department of the European Humanities University (Vilnius, Lithuania), co-director of the Laboratory for Studies of Visual Culture and Contemporary Art ( Author of books and articles on philosophy and cultural studies. Research interests: semiotics, Visual Studies, methodology of Film Studies.

Belarusian program. Curated by Anton Sidarenka. Screenings: The Time of Love (8 min., dir. Dz. Veleskevich), A Victory Day (20 min., dir. L. Ziamcova), Along The Edge (16 min.) and Island of Milk (5 min., dir. S. Hudzilin). After the screenings there will be discussion with the directors.

Presentation of Ukrainian program. Introduction by Marta Klinava. Screenings: East Researcher (dir. Maxim Kurochkin), Mandrake (dir. Paval Ostrikov), Six Floors (dir. Alexander Navrotsky), The Fall of Lenin (dir. Svitlana Shymko), A Diary (dir. Alexandra Chuprina). After the screenings there will be discussion with Alexandra Chuprina.

Discussion «Cinema of Marginality as an answer on challenges of new epoch». Moderated by Andrei Kudzinienka.

Polish program. The screening of Political Dress (dir. Yudyta Fibiger).