Sergei Loznitsa

Sergei Loznitsa

Director, screenwriter, producer, UKRAINE


Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa was born in Barnovichi (USSR, now Belarus) in 1964, and grew up in Kyiv. After graduating from the Kyiv Polytechnic with a degree in applied mathematics, he went on to study filmmaking at the VGIK in Moscow, and has made more than two dozen documentary and fiction features since 1996, among them My Joy (2010), an Official Competition selection at the Festival de Cannes; In the Fog (2012), which won the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes; and Donbass (2018), which was awarded the prize for Best Directing in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes. The documentary State Funeral (2019) is his most recent fim.

Selected Filmography

Selected filmography
State Funeral (documentary / documentaire, 2019)
The Trial (documentary / documentaire, 2018)
Donbass (2018)
Victory Day (documentary / documentaire, 2018)
A Gentle Creature / Une femme douce (2017)
Austerlitz (documentary / documentaire, 2016)
The Event (documentary / documentaire, 2015)
The Old Jewish Cemetery (doc, short / court métrage, 2014)
Maidan (documentary / documentaire, 2014)
Reflections / Bridges of Sarajevo (doc, short / court métrage, 2014)
Letter (doc, short / court métrage, 2013)
O Milagre de Santo António (doc, short / court métrage, 2012)
In the Fog / Dans la brume (2012)
My Joy (2010)
Northern Light / Lumière du nord (doc, short / court métrage, 2008)
Revue (documentary / documentaire, 2008)
Artel (doc, short / court métrage, 2006)
Blockade (doc, short / court métrage, 2005)
Factory (doc, short / court métrage, 2004)
Landscape (documentary / documentaire, 2003)
Portrait (doc, short / court métrage, 2002)
Settlement / La Colonie (documentary / documentaire, 2001)
The Train Stop / La Station (doc, short / court métrage, 2000)
Life, Autumn / La Vie, l’automne (doc, short / court métrage, 1998)
Today We Are Going to Build a House (doc, short / court métrage, 1996)