Siberia’s Lake Baikal protection and film screening

By © Sergey Pesterev

September 6, 2021


While the Covid-19 pandemic remains a tremendous challenge for our world, rising vaccination rates are making it possible for more film festivals and venues to slowly go back to organizing physical screenings. We are excited to once again be bringing our documentaries to live events and celebrating the power of cinema to create community! If you are interested in screening our films or using them as tools for creating positive change, please email us at, or drop us a line on Instagram.

In September, I am in Irkutsk, a Siberian city in Russia. We will be showing our film “STALKING CHERNOBYL: exploration after apocalypse” at the Baikal International Film Festival “People and Environment”:

Sept 9 at 4:30pm at Zvezdny
Sept 10 at 3:10pm at Dom Kino
Sept 11 at 1:20pm at Dom Kino + Q&A with director iara lee

The festival is located just 70 kms from UNESCO World Heritage Site Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest and deepest lake. A stunning natural treasure, the lake holds 20% of the world’s fresh water, and it needs protection. We are trying to reach out to conservation allies to support efforts to preserve Lake Baikal. If you are in contact with activists in the area, please let us know so that we can connect with them.

On Sept 11, STALKING CHERNOBYL will also be screening at Territory of Tomorrow Film Festival in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where the film is up for an award!

You can find full lists of upcoming screenings for all of our films at Many of our documentaries are on YouTube; we invite you to subscribe to our channel! We look forward to collaborating with you!

in solidarity,
iara lee – founder/ director

Get our latest updates about arts and resistance, as well as info about screenings in your area. Sign up here!


22 hours ago

Cultures of Resistance
Capoeira is thought to have originated in Brazil, growing out of traditions brought overseas by enslaved Africans. The dynamic martial art form incorporates dance, music and acrobatics all at once. Through Capoeira Luanda, the practice becomes a new way to celebrate, preserve and learn about Brazilian culture.Capoeira Luanda is bringing the capoeira art form to new communities, and celebrating the richness of Afro-Brazilian cultures. The organization strives to use the principles of capoeira as a means to foster positive psycho-social development and critical consciousness within communities. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from Youtube
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google