Director: Daria Elkonina

Daria Elkonina was born in Tomsk, Russia, and shortly after moved to Moscow with her family. She studied history and philology at the Russian State University for the Humanities. Afterwards, she joined the Moscow School of New Cinema, editing department. In 2019, Daria directed her first film Autumn, which was selected at several festivals such as the Rome Independent Film Festival.

While I Was Sleeping

While taking his dog out for a walk, a young man sees a woman coming up the stairs. This unexpected encounter and the events that he witnessed will lead his life in a new direction.…