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Short, Drama, Student
Vika Evdokimenko
United Kingdom
Other Festivals
BFI London Film Festival // 2018 British Academy Awards - BAFTA

13 year old Aamir is stranded alone in the largest unofficial refugee camp in Europe. When he is befriended by Katlyn, a thinly stretched volunteer, she becomes Aamir’s last hope for salvation.


Director Biography – Vika Evdokimenko

Vika was born in the Soviet Union during the perestroika. But as her popstar mother and physicist father fled the country, she spent her early years as an immigrant in Northern Ireland. After graduating from Cambridge University her short doc RELATIVE MADNESS premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and her narrative short KATYA & THE SCARLET SAILS won the Special Jury Prize at the International Canada Film Festival and Best Short at Fargo Fantastic Film Festival.

Her online spot FIND YOUR PEOPLE for Atsby Vermouth was a finalist in the 2014 AICP Award and shortlisted for the Porsche International Student Advertising Film Awards. Her feature screenplay THE PLACE BEHIND HER EYES was the winner of Best Graduate Feature Screenplay at the 2015 Fusion Film Festival and a winner of the NYU Purple List 2015. Vika attended the NYU Grad Film Program where she was the recipient of the Movado Exceptional Artist Prize. Vika is a Yaddo Colony fellow and is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment. Her short AAMIR has been nominated for the BAFTA 2018 Best British Short Film award.