< STARS WILL GUIDE ME>
Young girl Alexandrina dreams of becoming a musician, like her father – Gena, who wanders alone in coastal towns, plays the guitar and sings in the streets, selling coffee. Alexandrina is invited to audition for the Moscow Music Academy. Suddenly Gena who doesn't live with his family for a long time offers his help - he has his own reasons to urgently go to Moscow…
prizes from VGIK Moscow IFF (Best Director, Best Script, Audience Choice), Tromsø IFF, TIDF, among others. His Ivan and Ivan had its world premiere at the Tromsø International
Film Festival and its USA premiere at the prestigious Documentary Fortnight at the Museum of Modern Art. It screened at ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts and SXSW and won Best
Film Award from Montreal First Peoples’ Festival. Its screening at the United Nations in 2010 was attended by the UN Secretary-General. Between 2011 to 2013, Philipp was honinig his
writing skills under the mentorship of Michael Olsen (Zentropa) as a member of indigenous film community, and worked on Russian television.
After earning his degree, Philip Abryutin made a whole of number of award-winning films and among them Tragedy in Roger’s Bay (Spirit of Fire IDFF – Audience Choice Award), Closer
Than They Appear (Radiant Angel International Charity FF – Best Film), Dream Team (Crystal Spring IFF) and Anatoly Krupnov (MIFF Audience Award). Written and directed by Philip Abryutin, Stars Will Guide Me is a new release.