Days of Youth

Director:Yulia Lokshina


Run time:30min

Every summer, a military-patriotic camp for kids is being held on the Russian island of Sakhalin, 8000 km to the east of Moscow. The children are being trained in national values and armed combat, backed by lessons of Russian orthodox tradition. In Summer 2015, due to the 70th anniversary of the victory of the soviet army in WWII, the camp takes part in reconstruction of a historic battle, where the kids take on the roles of soldiers. The film follows the children in their daily routine training and moments of escape, until the final performance