Кадр из фильма «Shamanic lessons for beginners»
Курс молодого шамана
Shamanic lessons for beginners
  • 12+
  • 73 min.
  • russian
  • english
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The story of a strange friendship between the Tuvan shaman Chochagar and the American psychologist Alex, who studies shamanic practices and wants to open his Third Eye. A joint journey through the Places of Power will forever change their lives.


  • International festival of author's documentary films "ArtDocFest" (2017, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Riga)
  • International Film Festival "Eurasia" (2018, Kazakhstan, Astana)
  • Russian Film Festival "Window to Europe" (2018, Russia, Vyborg)
  • International Documentary Film Festival "Flaertiana" (2018, Russia, Perm)
  • International festival ""Days of ethnographic cinema"" (2018, Russia, Moscow)
  • Batumi International Art-House Film Festival (2018, Georgia, Batumi)
  • Sochi International Film Festival and Film Award (SIFFA), Special Prize (2018, Russia, Sochi)
  • International Film Festival ""Ethnografilm Paris"" (2019, France, Paris)
  • Documentary Film Festival "Novaya Gazeta" (2019, Russia, Moscow)
  • Millennium Festival (2019, Belgium, Brussels)
  • Moscow International Film Festival (2019, Russia, Moscow)
  • Russian Documentary Film Festival in New York RusDocFilmFest-3W (2019, USA, New York)
  • National telecinema forum "Native paths" (2019, Russia, Moscow)
  • International Film Festival "Fathers and Children", Special Prize in the nomination "Educational film" (2019, Russia, Orel)
  • Kratovo Ethnological documentary Film Festival (2019, Macedonia, Skopje)
  • International Human Rights Film Festival "Stalker" (2019, Russia, Moscow)
  • On The Road Film Festival (2020, Italy, Rome)
  • International Festival of Audiovisual Anthropology (2020, Russia, Moscow)



Svetlana Stasenko
Svetlana Stasenko
Irina Uralskaya
Vlad Ketkovich, Lisa Antonova, Svetlana Stasenko, Ksenia Kuleshova, Oksana Barkovskaya


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Movie awards and festivals

Artdocfest 2017


Moskva - Sankt-Peterburg - Riga

Russian festivals 2018


Mezhdunarodnyy festival' dokumental'nogo kino "Flaertiana" (Perm')

Winner of russian festivals 2018


Special'nyy Priz na Sochinskom Mezhdunarodnom Kinofestivale SIFFA (Sochi)

International festivals 2019


Festival' rossiyskogo dokumental'nogo kino v N'yu-Yorke RusDocFilmFest-3W (N'yu-York)