Maria Yatskova-Ibrahimova


Film Projects

Public bio

Maria Yatskova-Ibrahmova's debut film - Miss GULAG, about a beauty pageant in a Siberian prison camp - was an official selection of the 57th International Berlin Film Festival, has been at over 35 international film festivals to date and had its broadcast premiere on the BBC. She is currently living and working in Baku, Azerbaijan where she is making a film about Azeri Centenarians. Recently she started Silk Road Pictures a company dedicated to helping other filmmakers explore Azerbaijan. Silk Road has worked with the Discovery Channel, the Euronews network, and the Dutch channel VPRO.