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Mariya Nikiforova

Boston, MA, United States

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Overview

  • 19 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Russian
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • filmmaker, student
  • pursuing a Master's
  • From Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I am a Russian/American pursuing a master's at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle (Paris 3), making films on 16mm and researching independent filmmakers' laboratories.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I have hosted many times in Boston and have surfed in the U.S., Iceland, Sweden and Finland. I've enjoyed the company of everyone I've met through CS. I try to stay in touch with them a little bit and hope we meet again.

Interests

Analog film (super8, 16mm, 35mm...), cinema in general, vinyl, bicycling (slowly), trying to be waste-free, coffee.

Music, Movies & Books

Currently: Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino, Léo Ferré and coldwave, films by Aleksei Guerman.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Off the top of my head -- swimming in a natural geothermal pool in rural Iceland in the middle of a wind storm.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

France, Russian Federation, United States

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