No Place For Fools
Filmfest 2015

This film is about a lonely Russian homosexual, a real person, who is also an anti-gay Orthodox Christian pro-Putin activist. These two identities that thoroughly contradict each other, unfold in his video blog in a chaotic schizophrenic mixture of images and sounds. The chaos of these countless video-confessions has been directed and cut together in a clear structure by Oleg Mavromatti. Mavromatti also had researched and collected an enormous amount of youtube videos – which the film is entirely made of – to set the context, in which his character can blossom and decay. Mavromatti's intellectual montage of this footage shows how the life of the individual is directly affected by the smallest changes in Russia's political climate...

tags: Documentary, Essay, Experimental, Politics, Grief/Trauma

With: (Dokumentarfilm) Sergey Astahov


Screenplay: Oleg Mavromatti

Original Material: Oleg Mavromatti, PO98

Film Editor: Oleg Mavromatti, Boryana Rossa

Sound: Tihon Pendyrin

Producer: Boryana Dragoeva Rossa

Production Company: SUPERNOVA

Co-Producer: Andrey Silvestrov

Co-Production Company: CINEFANTOM

Director: Oleg Mavromatti