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Savage (written and directed by Denis Dobrovoda, 2019)

 

A young African man is brought over to London by an unscrupulous explorer to serve as an exhibit in a museum. He has to endure endless humiliation in the hands of his captors, including a respected anthropologist, and the museum visitors, who don't consider him human. Can his personal revolt against his oppressors succeed?

Jury Prize at 29th Woods Hole International Film Festival

Best Screenplay Award 4th North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival

Nominated for Best Short Film Hainan Island International Film Festival

Nominated for Best Film at Skepto International Film Festival

Official Selection San Diego International Film Festival

Official Selection Maryland International Film Festival

Official Selection Athens International Film + Video Festival

Official Selection Bolton Film Festival

Official Selection Västerås Film Festival

Official Selection Bucharest Film Festival

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Apparition (written and directed by Denis Dobrovoda, 2016)

 

A lonely bank clerk discovers a mysterious stain on his bedroom wall, which the local religious community considers to be an apparition of the Virgin Mary. His life turns upside down as he is forced to open his doors to believers of all kinds, who search for higher meaning in the alleged apparition.

Winner Exit 6 Film Festival

Winner EuroFest

Winner ANSFF Buenos Aires

Winner of Best Shorts Fest

Winner Miami Short International CineFest

Winner Best International Short Marhanets Film Festival

Winner Near Nazareth Film Festival

Winner Shorts to the Point

Winner of Best Screenplay Award at Bucharest Short Film Fest

Jury Prize Transilvania International Short Film Festival

Special Mention Montecatini International Short Film Festival

Nomination for Best Short Film Paris Art and Movie Awards

© 2020 by Denis Dobrovoda