Producer, Director, Editor, Cinematographer

A short documentary that paints an intimate portrait of Russian immigrants in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Sergey, a homeless man struggling with alcoholism, narrates his nightmare from a hospital bed. As Easter approaches, Russian-Orthodox priest Father Vadim Arefiev works outside the church walls to help others rise above their addictions and find hope.

RISINGS (Teaser)
© 2013

Documentary Short
Total Running Time: 15 min.
Russian, English subtitles