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Russia, 1970
President of the Andrey Tarkovsky International Institute

Andrey A. Tarkovsky

Andrey A. Tarkovsky is the son of the world-famous Russian cineast Andrey Tarkovsky, whose films – such as Andrei Rublov (1966), Stalker (1979) and The Sacrifice (1986) – became timeless classics for their exploration of the spiritual through captivating shots and enchanting imagery. Tarkovsky Jr devoted his life and career to the preservation and promotion of his father’s work. He is president of the Andrey Tarkovsky International Institute, edited and published Sculpting in Time. Reflections on Cinema, a collection of his father’s essays and a must-read for anyone trying to understand the world of cinema, and made his own documentary film debut in 1996, with the tv documentary Andrey Tarkovsky. The Reminiscence. He has also made documentary portraits of several other artists and directed musical performances. In 2006, he won the first prize at the festival of short films in Sabaudia with Bastignano (2006). His documentary Andrey Tarkovsky. A Cinema Prayer (2019), was presented at the 76th International Venice Film Festival in 2019 and received numerous prizes and worldwide acclaim.

Speaker at



Nexus Conference 2023

Nietzsche and Van Gogh discuss the Future of Western Civilization

Saturday 17 June 2023 National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam