Documentary Films Production
Influential theologian and church musician Richard Gölz (1887-1975) re-introduced music into the pulpit-centered German Protestant Church. His famous Chorgesangbuch (1934) is a pioneering scholarly edition of 16th-century music, that reached every protestant church choir in Southern Germany and beyond. He sheltered Jews during the Nazi years and for this, he is remembered in Yad Vashem.
An experimental non-fiction music documentary shot during the recording sessions of SARMATICA's album THE LVIV LUTE. The music is a crossover between 16th century lute music and Ukrainian folk styles.
ArbatFilm is a film production company founded in 2008 specialized in ambitious documentaries on musical topics with a serious intellectual and historical dimension. Our films explore the stories of exceptional musical personalities and traditions, and we strive to convey an inside view of art and music-making.Read more
Russian-American lutenist and early music exper Oleg Timofeyev comes to Ukraine to teach early music performance for a year. He soon finds out that 'early music' means something entirely different there than in the West: the rediscovery of the Ukrainian epic tradition, folk songs, vocal liturgy and unique instruments that are not played anywhere else.
FRAUTSCHI is an intimate portrait of one of the most influential (and least known) guitar pedagogues in Russia: Kamill Frautschi (1921-1997). The Frautschis were Swiss émigrés in Russia who fell victims to Stalinist purges in 1937.
ArbatFilm offers complete Film Scoring services. The Timofeyev Group will develop, compose, and record an original score for your film.Read more