Director
Eva Neymann

Filmography
2001 Samri Otomri (short)
2004 Wse po-staromu/Just Like Old Times (doc)
2005 Das Meer sehen (short doc)
2007 Puti Gospodni/God’s Ways (doc)
2007 U Reki/At the River
2012 Dom s bashenkoy/House with a Turret
2015 Pesn pesney/Song of Songs

Biography
She was born in 1974, in Zaporozhje, Ukraine. She studied Law at the Philipps Universität in Marburg (1994-1998) and graduated in Film Directing from the Deutsche Film-und-Fernsehakademie Berlin (2007). She has directed three documentary and three feature films that have been screened and awarded at numerous international film festivals. Her previous feature film, House with a Turret (2012), premiered in the East of the West competition at the Karlovy Vary IFF, winning the prize for best film.

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Song of Songs / Eva Neymann

1905. A Jewish shtetl. Shimek and Buzya are two 10-year-olds. Of course, she is a princess and he is a prince. They live in the same yard, in neighboring palaces. What Buzya really means to him, Shimek begins to understand only years later when, far away from home, he receives the news that Buzya is about to be married off.


Director:Eva Neymann
Script:Eva Neymann, based on a story by the same name by Sholem Alecheim
Cinematography:Rimmvydas Leipus
Editing:Pavel Zalesov
Sound:Alexander Shchepotin
Costumes:Khvastov
With:Milena Tsibulskaya (little Buzya), Yevheniy Kogan (little Shimek), Arina Postolova-Tihipko (Buzya), Arseniy Semenov (Shimek), Karen Badalov (Shimek’s father), Vitalina Bibliv (Shimek`s mother)
World Sales:Everything Works, Croatia T. +385 911 811 002 ivanaivisic@me.com www.everythingworks.hr www.songofsongsfilm.com
Production Design:Gennadiy Popov, Ilya Iovu
Producer:Aleksander Tkachenko, Igor Kolomoisky
Production:1+1 Production, Ukraine Τ. +38 0444 900 101 k.shkabar@production.1plus1.tv media.1plus1.ua
Production Country:Ukraine
Format:DCP Color
Duration:76'
Production Year:2015
Awards:

Ecumenical Jury Award (Special Mention) – Karlovy Vary IFF 2015, Czech Republic
Best Picture, Best Ukrainian Feature – Odessa IFF 2015, Ukraine
Screening Schedule
FRIDA LIAPPA:Saturday, November 07, 2015 - 15:45 | ID:144
FRIDA LIAPPA:Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 13:00 | ID:843
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