A WW2 survival story
Elena's War Dance © '19
5year old Elena and her mother go 'on the run' escaping bombings, rape and shellfire during the invasion of Lithuania by Soviet armies in WW2.
Caught between Soviet and German occupation they flee into forests and across borders to escape the certain death awaiting those affiliated to the line of the Russian tsars.
Elena's War Dance © Jennifer Treur, Writer/ Producer/ Director - Documentary Length (57min 56sec)
Archival footage, 3D animation, motion graphics, reenactment and interviews with Elena as she explains her 'dance with war and death'.
Described by Film Reviewers as 'beautiful visually with great music, editing, sound, lighting.'
LAFA Film Awards (LA) August 2019 - Winner, 'Best Indie Feature'
Festigious Film Festival Awards August 2019 - Winner, 'Best Indie Feature'
Winner, 'Best Visual Effects' - Winner, 'Best First Time Director, Feature'
Oniros Film Awards (Italy) July Edition 2019 - Winner 'Best War Film' Documentary,
(Feature) - Honourable Mention Documentary Feature
Accolade Global Film Awards August 2019 - Winner 'Award of Merit' Women Filmmakers
Hollywood Sun Awards (LA) July-August Edition 2019 - Winner Best Documentary Feature
Latitude Film Awards (London) May 2019 - Winner 'Gold Award' Documentary Feature
TheIndieFest Film Awards (LA) May 2019 - Winner 'Award of Merit' Women Filmmakers
LA Edge Film Awards (LA) June 2019 Finalist - Documentary Short (Runner-Up)
Florence Film Awards (Italy) June 2019 - Finalist Feature Documentary
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