The winner of Spirit of Fire is nominated for an Oscar!
The winner of Spirit of Fire is nominated for an Oscar!
The film Unclenching the Fists, directed by Kira Kovalenko, was nominated for the Oscar from Russia. The film was awarded the Prize of the Un Certain
Regard author's film competition at the 74 th Cannes Film Festival.

Kira Kovalenko is a graduate of Alexander Sokurov's workshop, and the Fists became her second feature film. The film takes place in North Ossetia. The main character is a girl, Ada, who wants to free herself from her father's obsessive love and start living independently. The Academy Awards ceremony will be held on March 27, 2022.

We congratulate Kira Kovalenko on another professional success and wish her victory!