25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
director: Eleonore de Montesquiou
original title: Eksperiment Katja
running time: 17 min.
Russian-speaking Katja was born in 1992 in the Estonian city of Narva, not far from the Russian border. She represents the entire generation of the 1990s, which sees itself as a house with no address or railway tracks leading nowhere. In the ruins of the Soviet Union, she searches for her national identity and learns to breathe freedom.
“We were officially born in Estonia, but we were actually born in the middle of ruins.” Experiment Katya
Eléonore de Montesquiou (1970) is an artist, filmmaker, writer and activist based in Berlin and Tallinn. She deals with the identity and relationship between official histories and the stories of individuals. Her other videos include Factory (2009) and Fire (2017).
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