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Singing Nadezhda (2011)

Original title: Laulev Nadežda

Documentary Duration 28:00

Singing Nadezhda

The documentary tells the story about Nadezhda who has moved to Estonia from Russia; for her, the most important people are her loving husband and nine children. Both Nadezhda and Rustam, the father of her children, are deeply religious and think God is present in everything and everybody. Her songs are extremely heartfelt and full of love towards God; she sings about her children and Estonia, love and God in the tunnel of Viru Centre and earns extra money.

Director: Aljona Suržikova

Keywords: giftedness | daily | buoyancy | mother's love | spiritual strength | fatherly care | servant of God | shopping centre | home | home and family | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Diafilm
Film Category Portrait, Documentary
Text / Dialogue Russian
Subtitles English, Estonian
Duration 28:00

First releases

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  • on television: 11.01.2012, ETV, Estonia
  • in cinema: 13.12.2011, kino Artis (Tallinn), Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Golden Knight International Film Festival (Russia), 2012, competition
  • Participation, Kaunas Film Festival (Lithuania), 2012, Music
  • Participation, MAGNIFICAT - International Catholic Festival Of Christian Films And TV Programs (Minsk, Byelorussia), 2012, 1st Jury Prize for civil stand of a film director in presentation of painful social problems

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm