Olya Schechter / "ESCAPE"
Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Olya Schechter is a New York documentary filmmaker. Her work focuses on observational cinema recording scenes under the natural conditions of unobstructed reality. Working in various regions of the world, including war zones, she captures reality in the most objective way. She is known for her recent feature length documentary "A Sniper’s War", a winner of AIFF and Riverside film festivals.
"ESCAPE" shot in documentary-like film style cinéma vérité. Is taking a viewer into a blissful carefree world, a place where we have all once been, an escape from adulthood, a utopian frozen in time world. Inspired by two little gils playing on a Kauai beach, the artist captures their interaction with nature.