Original in Russian, 2008. Runtime 36 minutes
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Seven-year old Lekha lives in a remote Russian Pomor village on the Onega Coast of White Sea. He learns a thing or two, accompanies his parents in driving a post-horse and rhymes songs about his tough life.
- Diploma "For poetic image of childish soul" at the 1st International Ecological Film Festival "Zolotoy Bytayz" (Lipetzk, Russia)
- Audience award "Small Silver Nanook" at the 9th International Documentary Film Festival "Flahertiana"(Perm, Russia)
The 31th Moscow International Film Festival,
The 19th Inernational "Message To Man" Film Festival,
The 6th Open Russian Anthropological Film Festival,
Thr 20th Open Documentary Film Festival "Russia" (Ekaterinburg, Russia) etc.
Dr. Andrei Golovnev is an Arctic anthropologist and filmmaker and an expert on indigenous peoples and cultures of the Russian North.
He is a Member of the Russian Academy of Science, Senior Anthropologist at the Institute of History and Archaeology in Ekaterinburg, Russia, and founder and director of the Ethnographic Bureau (Ekaterinburg), President of Open Russian Anthropological Film Festival (Salekhard, YANAO).
He has led numerous anthropological and archaeological expeditions in the Russian North, particularly studying peoples who depend on large-scale reindeer herding and has written several science books and a collection of poetry.