State of Affairs


Andrey Gryazev
Screening time  
26.02. / Tuesday, 20:00 - 22:00 Theatre 5  
A story about the most striking phenomenon in Russia’s contemporary art – the art collective Voina (War).

Voina's founders Vor (Thief) and Koza (Goat) lead an underground existence as they raise their one-year-old son Kasper and conduct art actions which walk the fine line between art and crime. No one is left untouched by their bold political statements. They live for the day hoping to change the world of tomorrow.

Andrey Gryazev

Andrey Gryazev was born in Moscow in 1982. He became a professional athlete, competing as a figure skater in the World and European Championships. He then graduated from the Russian State University of Physical Culture as a director of theatrical performances in 2004 and worked as a ballet dancer at the Igor Bobrin Theatre of Miniatures on Ice, before graduating from the First National School of TV as an editor in 2006. He later worked under Andrey Gerasimov and Andrey Dobrovolsky on the Higher Courses of Film Writers & Directors in 2008. He has won more than ten major awards from various European festivals for his documentary films.

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2012, 90' 7'', video

Directed by:
Andrey Gryazev

Screenplay by:
Andrey Gryazev

Andrey Gryazev

Edited by:
Andrey Gryazev

Andrey Gryazev

Produced by:
Andrey Gryazev

Festivals & Awards:

Docudays UA 2012 – Special Mention For artistic power and civil courage in the study of the protest movement in modern Russia; Berlin International Film Festival 2012 Forum; CPH:DOX 2012; BAFICI 2012; Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2012; Melbourne International Film Festival 2012; BFI London Film Festival 2012; Vienna International Film Festival 2012; Antenna International Documentary Film Festival 2012; New Horizons International Film Festival 2012