Holy God
(Svyatyj Bozhe)

Vladlena Sandu
Russia 2017 | 25 Min. | OmeU

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. (IFFR)