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TOP: Petr Zabelin
BOTTOM: A film still from Resurrection


Program Bio
September 2009: Telluride Film Festival, Boulder, Colorado, and New York City
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Petr Zabelin is an actor and filmmaker.  He was born in 1978 in Leningrad.  He studied Acting for Theater and Film at the Saint Petersburg Academy of Theater Arts and received a degree in Film Directing from the Saint Petersburg University of Culture and the Arts.  He also studied Theory and Practice of Media Arts at the Pro Arte Institute of Contemporary Arts.  He is the founder and organizer of an independent movement, The Society of Creative Adventurer Radicals (S.T.A.R.).  He has worked as an actor in various Saint Petersburg theaters and his films have been screened and won awards at Russian and international film festivals. He is currently working on a full length independent film.