Octobre (Mauritania: 1993)


Abderrahmane Sissako

Cast list

Irina Apeksimova

Wilson Buyaya


Cinematography:  Georgi Rerberg

Music: Chris Hinze

Editing: Eric Carlier and Galina Galouchkina


Set in Moscow, this 37-minute film follows the story of Idrissa, whose interracial relationship in Moscow reveals racial tension in Russia. Idrissa's girlfriend Irina is pregnant, and he feels rejected by the community in Moscow.


Basia Lewandowska Cummings, Soviet cinema and African filmmakingAfronline (online cultural media project)

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