Yekaterina Diakova

2017 Israel DOC 60 '

"Why did you bring children if you did not have the strength to raise them?", the filmmaker asks her father, who abandoned her. Step by step the figure of the father is revealed. Through his eyes and of those around him, an entire generation of men is revealed. These are the men who find it difficult to function in a society that is being shaken by the fall of communism.


Yekaterina Diakova, a Kibbotzim College Cinema and Media department graduate was born in 1984 in Ukraine and immigrated to Israel by herself at the age of 17. Over the years, Diakova edited mainly documentary movies and directed two short drama films; Distances (2007) and Tea (2009), participated in Haifa festival.