We will screen 11 films, divided into 4 programs, A~D. Program A will have 4 films, B and C will each have 3, and D will have 1 film. Please be aware that the start time for each film's program is listed next to the film, and not necessarily the specific time that film will start.

Six Hours

Program A

A young woman decided to spend six hours buried in the ground. This is her way of facing her fears and changing her life. She asks her sister to bury her. First, she refuses but then reluctantly agrees. And the freezing night falls deeper…

Japanese Premiere

Screening Dates, Times, and Venues

Sep. 20 12:00~ Sep. 21 15:00~
Evans Castle Hall

Guest Talk Session After Screening


Director:Yana Chernukha

  • Russia
  • 2019
  • 20min
  • Color
  • Russian
  • JPN & ENG Sub.

School: Moscow School Of New Cinema | Main Casts: Raya Mironova, Polina Vetlugina | Screenplay: Yana Chernukha | Producer(s): Yana Chernuha, Petr Timofeev, Timofei Hvostov, Irina Sokolova | Cinematographer: Petr Timofeev | Sound: Ivan Kurochkin | Editor: Yana Chernuha, Artur Davidov

Graduated from the Faculty of Television Journalism at Moscow State University. For many years she worked on television as a host, editor, and author of documentaries. Then she graduated from NYFA Screenwriting and Production Courses. Then she graduated from the directorial laboratory of Moscow School of New Cinema and the script course.

Director’s Statement

When my dad had a six-hour operation, all I could do was pray in the hospital park. I watched sparrows and a child playing. These ordinary scenes evoked in me a strong sense of feelings for life. Then I wondered why these feelings can disappear. To find the answer, I made this film.