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Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal film image

Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal

BC Premiere

North of the Mongolian border, the ancient Siberian Lake Baikal is reimagined through hand-made animation, featuring the voice of a Buryat woman speaking in her endangered Buryat-Mongolian language.

 

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Director
Cast

Marina Dorzhieva

Credits
Country of Origin

Canada/Germany

Year

2023

Language

In Buryat-Mongolian with English subtitles

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18+
9 min

This short is featured in:

VIFF Short Forum: Program 5

Cosmological, geological, and speculative potentials provide hope in periods of doubt and hardship.

 

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Credits

Producer

Alisi Telengut

Screenwriter

Alisi Telengut

ANIM

Alisi Telengut

Original Music

Spiridon Shishigin

Director

Alisi Telengut headshot

Alisi Telengut

Alisi Telengut is a Canadian artist of Mongolian descent, living between Berlin, Germany and Tiohtià:ke/ Montréal, Canada. She creates animation frame by frame under the camera with mixed media to generate movement, and explore hand-made and painterly visuals for her films. Alisi is a Canadian Screen Award nominee and a Québec Cinéma Awards – Prix Iris winner in Best Animated Film.

Filmography: La Grogne (2021); The Fourfold (2020); Natug-Homeland (2016); Tears of Inge (2013)

VIFF Short Forum

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