A documentary about Asian elephants to be shown at the "Man and Nature" film festival

From God to paper. The life of an Asian elephant - a full-length documentary, produced by the Yastrebfilm studio, will be shown within the out-of-competition program of the 19th Baikal International Film Festival “Man and Nature” named after Valentin Rasputin. It will be held on September 24-28, 2020 in Irkutsk, Russia.

The festival is an offline film platform, urging to reflect on the complex relationship between man and nature in order to raise environmental awareness by means of cinema. Filmmakers from 54 countries, including Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, France, as well as South Africa and Brazil, will take part in the festival.

New documentary SHOT OF HOPE: Official Trailer

The Yastrebfilm studio is still working on a new documentary film, Shot of Hope, about a highly controversial and sensitive issue. We will speak about hunting, or rather, conservation hunting, its social and environmental significance.

The official trailer is now available for watching.

Hunting personalities with Sergey Yastrzhembskiy

A new project “Hunting Personalities with Sergey Yastrzhembskiy” has started on the “Wild” TV channel. This is an author’s series of film portraits, made by the famous filmmaker and hunter Sergey Yastrzhembskiy.
The portrait gallery is not only about famous hunters, but also about people who have made a significant contribution to the protection of the environment.
The heroine of the first remarkable story is the Swedish hunter Natasha Illum Berg, living in Tanzania. An amazing woman, a professional hunter, a writer and a passionate wildlife advocate, she has dedicated her life to conservation through hunting.

Passions for the Mammoth to compete at the 30th RUSSIA Film Festival

Sergei Yastrzhembsky’s film Passions for the Mammoth is included in the program of the competition for the title of the best television documentaries at the 30th Documentary film festival RUSSIA.

The film festival will be held from October 1 to 6, 2019 in Yekaterinburg.
RUSSIA is the oldest Russian documentary film festival, which is one of the three best film forums in the country along with the Moscow International Film Festival and Kinotavr.

"Passions for the Mammoth" got to Europe

On November 7, 2018 the first public screening of the documentary film "Passions for the Mammoth" took place in the framework of the Festival of Contemporary Russian Cinema "New Russian Film" in Prague, presented by the director Sergey Yastrzhembsky. The film was made with the support of REGION Group of companies.