SMS Alum Igor Myakotin is a Sundance Producers Lab Fellow for QUEENDOM
Igor Myakotin Doc Studies ’16 an Emmy-nominated BAFTA-winning filmmaker who co-produced feature-length documentary Welcome to Chechnya (Sundance ‘20, Berlinale ‘20). Igor has been selected as a Sundance Producers Lab Fellow for ‘Queendom’ (U.S.A. / France).
Gena, a queer artist from a small town in Russia, dresses in otherworldly costumes and parades around Moscow to protest the government. It becomes a movement with a million followers she calls “drag activism” until she’s arrested and threatened to flee.