THE PATRIOT

Katja Fedulova - 27 mins | Germany/Russia, 2018

At the age of 21, Vasily Vlasov became the youngest parliamentarian in the Russian Duma. Given his abundant confidence and self-assured manner, he could have been a refreshing new voice. But Vasily’s ideals are rooted in the deeply conservative party LDPR which is viewed by some as fascistic.

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Competition International Documentary

Katja Fedulova

Katja Fedulova was born in Leningrad, USSR in 1975. In 1993 Katja went to Germany and started her studies at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel. She earned her degree there in 2000 and moved to Berlin. She started her studies in cinematography in 2001 at the German Academy for Film and Television Berlin (dffb) Her award-winning graduation documentary "Ladies of Fortune" receives nationwide theatrical release in 2012.