Gabriel Tejedor

Gabriel Tejedor – Mayskaya Street (2017)

Kanopy wrote:
Winter 2015, Belarus. The presidential election is brewing. The omnipotent Lukashenko is running for a 5th. mandate at the head of this martyred country: devastated by World War II and then by Chernobyl. Kostia has just turned 18. He lives in the countryside, surrounded by his relatives: his grandmother who follows the presidential campaign on TV, the neighbor, a political opponent who restores the statues of the church, a photographer friend who dreams of being a reporter, a classmate not very shy, but jealous … A colorful daily life, based on resourcefulness and mutual aid. An arbitrary and absurd world too, where everyone tries to find a meaning, a dream, a project … From her birthday to his first vote, Kostia takes us along in his discovery of his fellow human beings, his country and his future. Read More »