VORGA – a path of two banks

VORGA – a path of two banks

Director:  Zdeněk N. Bričkovský

Category: Discoveries / Nature / Ethnology

Production: Zdeněk N. Bričkovský: DÓM Film / Czech Republic 2006

Language: Russian, Czech

Subtitles: English

Length: 69 minutes

The film introduces the less known area of tundra and its civilization, with everything what this reality brings up. Vorga is the Nenets’ sacred trail, which the herdsmen have used for centuries to move their herds across tundra, all the way to the Barents Sea shore. ”Vorga” looks at an original nomadic life deep in the tundra of the European Nenets.

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Festivals & Awards:

  • Winner: Best Documentary Award: Tourfilm Film Festival, Czech Republic 2007
  • Winner: Turoň Award: Čadca International Film Festival, Slovakia 2008
  • Winner: Special Jury Award: Nadotek/Closer Film Festival, Czech Republic 2008
  • Karlovy Vary International Documentary Festival, Czech Republic 2007
  • International Tourfilm Festival Castello di Copertino, Italy 2007
  • TRANZYT Documentary Film Festival, Poland 2009
  • Green Film Festival, Seoul, Korea 2008