Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Young Evelina has a law degree, but her dream is to travel to the USA and earn a living as a professional DJ. It’s 1996, however, the girl is living in post-Soviet Minsk. The country is suffering an economic crisis with high unemployment, and its citizens receive payment in kind. In order to obtain a visa and fulfil her dream, Evelina needs to provide evidence at the embassy that she has a permanent job. But then fortuitous events lead her to a backwater village where her destiny interlocks for a time with a local family planning a wedding.


Awards

Won Best Film – Bratislava IFF (FIPRESCI), Tbilisi IFF (Golden Prometheus) | Nominated Best Film - Cork IFF, Karlovy Vary IFF| Won Best Feature Film – Cork IFF