On May 31, the 23rd Festival of spiritual and moral films – “Golden Knight” finished in Tomsk (Russia). Sergey Yastrzhembskiy’s film “Old man Stepan, Martian, and Mamelfa… Or Russian old believers in Bolivia” is awarded a special prize - a statuette of the "Golden Knight" in the category “Best Short-length documentary film”.
April 17 Irkutsk regional museum released the book "The World of the Siberian shaman. History, legends, rites." The book is a reprint of the work of professor at Irkutsk State University, active member of the East Siberian Division RGS of Bernhard Petri .
Russian designer and artist Alexey Begak talks with Sergey Yastrzhembskiy about the film " Africa. Blood and Beauty"
The program "Rules of life"
Yastrzhembsky, former Kremlin functionary, spokesman and assistant of Boris Yeltsin, nowadays photo and documentary filmmaker, has brought to St. Petersburg his project "Magic adventure." With the public he shared many interesting things about ethnography, cultural studies, as well as the everyday life of modern hunters for the exotic and little studied destinations.
On January 29 the 12th annual awards ceremony of the National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Russia for achievements in the field of Russian cinema and television took place at the studio "Mosfilm".
Film "Africa : Blood and Beauty " by director Sergey Yastrzhembskiy took the prize for the best non-fiction film.
On Wednesday , March 5 at 20:00 at the State Museum of Architecture of Shusev shows a documentary by "Yastrebfilm" about the legacy of the Age of Discovery in Portugal - " The Golden Age of Portugal ."