Moving in Circles


Moving in Circles


Maria lives with her husband at the military base and dreams of getting away from the bad living conditions. The husband does not share Maria’s dreams. Maria decides to accept the offer of another officer…

Short film | 15 minutes | Shot on location in Russia

Director: Maxim Dashkin

Producers: Evgenia Gladchenko, Anna von Dziembowska


2016 – XpoNorth Creative Industries Festival (2016, Scotland, Inverness) – Official Selection

2016 – First Run Film Festival (New York, US) – Winner Best Lead Actress, Winner Best Production Design

2016 – Watersprite Festival (Cambridge, UK) – Nominated for Best Production Design

2015 – National Festival of Debuts Movement (Omsk, Russia) – Special Jury Mention

2015 – Thai Short Film and Video Festival (Bangkok, Thailand) – Special Jury Mention

2015 – Moscow Youth Festival Let Us live! (Moscow, Russia) – Official Selection

2015 – International Film Festival “Radiant Angel” (Moscow, Russia) – Winner, 2nd Best Film

2015 – Russian Film Festival ARTkino (Moscow, Russia) – Winner, Best Screenplay

2015 – Izmir Short Film Festival (Izmir, Turkey) – Official Selection

2015 – Film Festival Green Apple (Russia, Novosibirsk) – Special Award

2015 – Golden Knight Malta International Short Film Festival (Malta, St Julians) – Winner, Golden Knight Award

2015 – International Film Festival KinoClick (Yaroslavl, Russia) – Winner, Best Film

2014 – Debutants pitching (Moscow, Russia) – Winner