Shards behind the scenes
by Daniela Miron
Moldova | 2019 | 20 min | Completed
The story is about an ex-ballerina, Larisa Bashkatova, who spent all her life at the National Opera and Ballet in Chisinau. Since the very beginning and till now ballet endured the same ups and downs as the whole Moldovan society due to political and economic instability. Shards behind the scenes is a reflection of Moldova’s history Seen through the perspective of the ballet, a majestic form of ART that’s in a total decay nowadays.
Pitch@MOLDOX – Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival Award (2020)
- Cronograf International Documentary Film Festival, Republic of Moldova (2021)
- Filmul de Piatra International Documentary Film Festival, România (2021)
- Moldox Festival – International Documentary Film Festival, Republic of Moldova (2021)