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    HELGA LANDAUER OLSHVANG was born in Moscow, where she graduated from Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography. She wrote numerous screenplays for feature, animation and documentary films, and worked at Russian National Television directing programs for broadcast.

    Helga has lived and worked in the United States since 1996 as a writer, poet and a filmmaker. Her films include Being Far from Venice (1998), A Journey of Dmitry Shostakovich (2006, co-directed with Oksana Dvornichenko), A Film About Anna Akhmatova (2008), Diversions (2009), Objects in Mirror are Closer than They Appear (2011) and Arcadia (2015). They have been screened at many international film festivals and significant American and European venues, including the Louvre and Carnegie Hall.

    She has authored six books of poetry, under the name of Helga Olshvang: 96th Book (Composer Publishing House); The Reed and Poetry Works (Pushkinskiy Fond), Versions of the Present (Russian Gulliver Publishing) The Three (Ailuros, NY) and and The Blue is White (Кnizhnoye Obozreniye ARGO-RISK Publishing House). Her poetry has also been published and reviewed in preeminent Russian literary magazines and anthologies.

    Helga currently lives in New York with her family.

     

    Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 5 p.m.
    The Blue is White
    The Blue is White
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    The Blue is White is the sixth book of poems by Helga Olshvang, published this year by Кnizhnoye Obozreniye Publishing House (ARGO-RISK) in Moscow. The New York presentation of the book will take place at Shakespeare & Co., 939 Lexington Avenue (corner of 69th Strеet). The book will be presented by the author and introduced by Maria Stepanova.

    Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1:15 p.m.
    2016 Art Film Festival
    2016 Art Film Festival
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    The Art Film Festival in New York presents a special program of three documentaries by Helga Landauer: A Journey of Dmitry Shostakovich (2006, co-directed with Oksana Dvornichenko), A Film About Anna Akhmatova (2008), Arcadia (2015). Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065

    Thursday, November 26 - Saturday, November 28, 2015
    Northern Character
    Northern Character
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    The film ARCADIA is an official selection of the Northern Character, International Film & TV Festival in Murmansk, Russia, which will take place in November, from the 26th to 28th.

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