Daniil Lebedev – Membrane, 5:55, 2022



It is probably the same – to see oneself and to say “I”.
The gaze turned upon itself asks: “Who is watching?”.
The voice of a man talking about himself asks: “Who is speaking?”.
Finally, if there is no way to escape the language, then there’s probably a way to make a film that is unable to escape its subtitles.
Such a film would be like the man himself.




Daniil Lebedev is a writer and filmmaker. Born in Novosibirsk, Russia, he studied literature and cinema in Paris. He is the author of experimental and documentary films, as well as several works for the theatre. He currently lives and works in Tbilisi.