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SIBERIAN LOVE
A film by Olga Delane 

  
Through clashing ideals of modern and traditional womanhoodSIBERIAN LOVE is a fascinating study of a rural community in Siberia, and the way in which gender is a bellwether for modernity.  How do we reconcile who we are with where we came from? At age 16, Olga Delane moved from her family's small Siberian village to Berlin. Twenty years later, she returns home as a single woman and is forced to confront the cultural differences between her upbringing and those of her current life. Amusing and moving, this elegant film paints a picture of a world completely outside of technology, where life is hard and marriage is sometimes unhappy- but where there are also unexpected paths to joy and family togetherness. Raising questions about domesticity, gender expectations, and domestic abuse, SIBERIAN LOVE is excellent for anthropology, women's studies, sociology, Russian studies, and Eastern European studies.

"Bittersweet, deep and objective." - Indiewood/Hollywoodn't 
"Honest and human." - PassePartout

IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Docs Barcelona
International Filmfestival Keral
Margaret Mead Film Festival

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