Poignant documentary following the childhood of a Russian girl.
In a poignant contrast to recent award-winning film Boyhood, this documentary was also filmed over many years – 14 to be precise – but tells the real-life story of Yula, a girl who grows up in a rubbish dump 20km from Moscow. With a horizon filled with litter, abandoned by the Russian government and devoid of legal recognition, Yula has little means of escaping. But Polish filmmaker Hana Polek shows how, despite the extreme conditions, Yula is a girl who has her head held high and refuses to abandon her dream of a better life.
Screened in Russian with English and French subtitles.