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film about the non-conformist artist OSCAR RABIN

Directed by Lesya Matsko 

Oskar Rabin was one of the originators of non-conformism and one of the organisers of the "Lianozovo Group".

Soviet material life and its dramatic absurdity was for many years the central theme of Rabin’s creativity.

Oskar Rabin was an organiser of the dissident Bulldozer Exhibition, by Moscow avant-garde artists on September 15, 1974.

The exhibition was forcefully broken up by a large police force that included bulldozers. In 1978, Oskar Rabin emigrated to Paris.


film about the avant-garde artist TIMUR NOVIKOV

Directed by Lesya Matsko

Produced by Natalia Ivanova

Festivals & Film Awards

Official selection International Film Festival «Molodist»

Film about Timur Novikov (1958-2002) — an artist, who was well ahead of his time; an icon, that smashed geographical boundaries and sexual preconceptions; a legend, that single-handedly brought about the cultural revolution, — and won.

«Who Is Timur? 5 Stories» — a very special tribute to Saint-Petersburg avant-garde innovator, an incredible portrait puzzle put together by people who knew Novikov.

These are:

Vladislav Kyshev, a scientist, geneticist and philosopher; Valentina Belyaeva, a curator of the National Russian Museum «The Hermitage»;

Sergei Bugaev-Afrika, an artist, curator and actor, who was the main star of Sergei Solovyov’s movie-hit «ASSA»;

Vladimir Kulikov, a biologist, inventor and performance artist, and, finally, a close friend of Novikov — Vlad Mamyshev-Monroe — an artist, leading actor in notorious post-modern 2006 remake of USSR classic «Volga-Volga», public figure and Russia’s Marilyn Monroe №1 fan.

Soundtrack is by «New Composers» — legendary Saint-Petersburg-based electronic experimentalists.


film about the most famous in ex-USSR  deep diver & 

underwater stuntman

written & directed by Lesya Matsko

Festivals & film awards :

Prix du Président de l’Ukraine pour le meilleur projet film documentaire

Prix du Ministère de la Culture et des Arts de l'Ukraine

Prix « Le film historique »  Festival de l’image Sous-Marines, Antibes France

The film “Portrait, written by depth” by a director Lesya Matsko who won a Grant of the President of Ukraine was co-produced in collaboration with: the studio “Cinematographist”, studio CINEGRAMOPHONE, co-production with ARTCONCEPT7 & with theState Department of the Cinematography, Ministry of the Culture and Tourism of Ukraine.

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