Producing, Consuming & Perceiving Prisons in the Former Soviet UnionIn The Gulag's Shadow
Filming starts in Moscow (02/03/2020)
From concept paper to action - filming for our documentary is underway.
Our filmmaker Dmitri Omelchenko traveled to Moscow and started filming for a documentary film to capture representations of the prison in Russian and Kazakh culture. Dmitri met with prison tattoo exhibition curators, attended theatre productions by former prisoners, and filmed at the new Gulag Museum in Moscow (photo credits: Dmitri Omelchenko).