alexandra vetter's documentary work examples


In 2015, Antonina Axenova gave her own and the archive of her mother, the writer Evgeniia Ginzburg to the University of Notre Dame, South Bend. The Ginzburg-Axenova collection consists of several parts. The most important part revolves around Evgeniia Ginzburg (1904-1977), who spent 18 years in the Stalin GULAG and who chronicled those years in her memoir translated into English as: Journey into the Whirlwind and Within the Whirlwind. Another part of the collection revolves around Antonina Axenova, who was born in the Kolyma camps and who was adopted by Ginzburg in 1949.


Film by alexandra vetter and mario damolin


The Ginzburg Axenova Collection

this film gives a behind-the-scenes-look into the production of mario damolin's film "tightrope walk - remembering eugenia ginzburg" that was shot in kolyma, in the former gulag-Camps, in moscow and in frankfurt. the director mario damolin and the main protagonist antonina axenova talk about their experiences, they made during the journey, encounter and working with each other, revealing difficulties and interesting moments.

produced by alexandra vetter


making of "tightrope - remembering eugenia ginzburg"

the documentary was created for the historical museum frankfurt in 2014. it is about participative exhibition "wallanlagen". the film shows the development of the entire exhibition. the audience accompanies the participants from the preparations and the opening to the end of the exhibition.



film by alexandra vetter


Park in Progress. Stadtlabor unterwegs in den Wallanlagen das Video zur Ausstellung

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