Name/Artist Nick: Polina Nasulich Personal URL (optional): Country: Russia Work title/duration: Out-of-the-way/ 24:35 Year/country when/where it was made: 2020/Russia, 2017/ Kanonersky Island Short description (1 sentence): "The Island" is a documentary film about the inhabitants of an undercover island in St. Petersburg, populated by lumpens and immigrants. Explication (no more than 600 words): Film tells about the dwellers of Kanonersky Island - place that hidden behind an underwater tunnel in Saint Petersburg. Polluting and Leviathan-like, the Western High Speed ​​Diameter towers over it. The island is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes: on one side the Baltic Sea, through which giant liners sail to Europe; on the other, a rapidly developing city, while on the island destruction rules itself. The main character, rapper Vanya, he is a hophead, like most of his friends, neighbors and island residents. Every day, he and his friends go to feed the dogs in the room where their friend once lived, who ran away due to drug debts. CV (optional): The idea of the film was born in 2017 when I first came to the island. Then I knew absolutely nothing about the filming process but I was so impressed that immediately drew myself a picture of a future film. Then I found first heroes and began to document their everyday life. Links to your works or any promo that you would like to share (optional): How you know about the festival: From my friend

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