Christina Picchi – Zima (Russia 2013, 12:07 mins.)

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How do you manage to survice the merciless climate in Siberia where man and nature are at odds with one another? What seems extreme to us proves to be an ordinary reality.

BIO: Cristina Picchi is an award winning Italian filmmaker, writer and visual artist based in London. She holds a degree and an MA in European Literature from the University of Pisa and and a master’s degree in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths University.

As a director she has directed and edited the short documentaries Zima (2013), Eyes On The Ground (2012), Under Your Skin (2011) and Il Disassociato (2011). Her films have been screened in festivals and galleries worldwide, winning prizes in festival such as Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand and Thessaloniki. In 2013 she was nominated for Best Short Film at the European Film Awards.