Eco-Animation from Russia

  • Ancient Movie Ancient Movie
  • Cinema Dehor Cinema Dehor
  • Mom-Heron Mom-Heron
  • My Strange Grandpa My Strange Grandpa
  • Navajo Song Navajo Song
  • Octopus Octopus
  • Pik Pik Pik Pik Pik Pik
  • Quagga Quagga
  • The Circle of Life The Circle of Life
  • The Story of One Oak The Story of One Oak


Little Roxie Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9:15 PM
Film Info
Topic:Keep It Wild
In Russian with English subtitles
Running Time:60 min.


A program of eco-themed animated shorts, guest curated by Russia’s ECOCUP Green Film Festival. Environmental topics are rarely the focus of attention for Russian documentary filmmakers (for many reasons). But when it comes to animation, the country has a long history of creating great work. Anastasia Laukkanen, Founder & Director of ECOCUP, will present these new films to SF audiences for the first time.

DISCUSSION WITH: Anastasia Laukkanen, Founder & Director, ECOCUP Green Film Festival

Included Shorts

Ancient Movie (1min) More
Cinema Dehor (3min) More
The Circle of Life (9min) More
Mom-Heron (11min) More
My Strange Grandpa (9min) More
Navajo Song (7min) More
Octopus (7min) More
Pik Pik Pik (4min) More
Quagga (2min) More
The Story of One Oak (3min) More

Additional Information

Anastasia LaukkanenAnastasia Laukkanen is the founder and program director of the ECOCUP Green Film Festival which takes place in cities throughout Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belorussia, with a launch event in Moscow each February. Since 2010, the Festival brings new environmental documentaries to Russia for the first time, as well as filmmakers and environmental professionals from around the world. In 2016, with the same festival team, Anastasia founded Love.Doc - the first Russian documentary film festival about love, in all its forms. Anastasia has a background in journalism and writes for several Russian media outlets. She lives in Istanbul, Turkey.