Kirill Serebrennikov


Born in 1969 in Russia, Rostov-on-Don. Russian theater, television and film director, he is the Artistic Director of the Gogol Center since 2012. He staged his first play when he was still a student. In 1992, he graduated from the Rostov State University physics department
with honors. In 2008, he formed an experimental actor- director class at the Moscow Art theatre School. In 2012, the class becomes the Studio Seven, which is now a Gogol Center full-time resident.
In 2016, Kirill’s film “The Student” had its world premiere as part of the Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, going on to receive the Francois Chalais prize. In 2018 his film “Leto” was a part of the official selection at the same festival. It got a worldwide recognition and was distributed to more than 30 countries.


Kirill Serebrennikov's films at RIFF
Petrov's Flu
Open Seas
Year: 2020
A day in the life of a comic book artist and his family in post-Soviet Russia. While...