FILMS IN COMPETITION
Ethnographic Bureau Studio, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Director, scriptwriter – Ivan Golovnev
Cameraman - Dmitry Adukanov
Sound designer – Stepan Nedvig
The film is based on the archive records of the Soviet reindeer herders' team leader and the video-diary of a modern day herder. The film describes the traditions of interaction of humans and nature in the culture of the Kamchatka Evens – an ethnic minority people of the Far East of Russia.
Water. Thirst time
GOLDMEDIUM Company, Moscow (Russia)
Director, scriptwriter – Evgeny Bezborodov
Cameraman - Damir Yakubov
Sound designer - Andrew Zhuchkov
Kyrgyzstan is a land of glaciers, clean rivers and lakes that is one of the first countries in the world to face the water crisis. Like a drop of water this country reflects the problems of all the mankind.
The Lapland Reserve
ANPO «Editorial of the television channel of the Council of the Federation», Moscow (Russia) 26 min.
Scriptwriter - Alexey Kobylkov
Director, sound designer – Boris Dedenev
Cameraman - Dmitry Koziakov
The Lapland Natural Reserve is almost 90: all the borders and the maps have been drawn a long time ago, lots of research have been made, but there are still so many secrets and mysteries here, that nothing seems to have changed, and each trip here is a pioneer’s journey.
So that the beauty is not lost
Land of the Leopard, or The Phenomenon of Man
Pomor Cultural Fund “Bereginya", Arkhangelsk (Russia) 23 min.
Director, scriptwriter – Marina Nikitina
Editing – Artem Yudin
Cameraman – Sergey Nezgovorov
Sound designer – Oleg Kozhevin
This film is a reflection on how important it is to be able to see beauty in everything. The film is based on the diary of Fedor Abramov, a Russian writer and publicist from the Arkhangelsk region.
Andreevsky Flag Film Company
Scriptwriters – Alexander Melnik, Anton Melnik, Juriy Shaliganov
Director – Alexander Melnik
Cameraman – Dmitry Pavlov
Sound designer – Alexander Volodin
The film follows the work on rescuing one of the most rare species, the Far Eastern, or Amur, leopard (Panthera pardusorientalis). It is also a reflection on preserving biological diversity on our planet as a human responsibility.
HFBK Hamburg (Germany)
Scriptwriter, director, cameraman - Pola Rader
The film recreates a chain of memories and reflections of Russian Sami of the Kola Peninsula describing their difficult way between cultures, national identity, sorrow and hopes.
Man With A Family - A Greenlandic Adventure
Explorer Mikael Strandberg, Sweden
Scriptwriter, cameraman, narrator – Mikael Strandberg
Director - Mikael Strandberg, Ulrika Rang
Cameraman – Rune Hansen
This is a bittersweet self-shot family portrait of the Strandberg´s as we move to Greenland. Once we settle in our icy paradise, everything goes wrong. Leaving me to fear for my daughter’s life and fight for my wife´s love.
Director, scriptwriter, cameraman – Petteri Saario,
Sound designer - Joonatan Hietanen
A touching and encouraging story about a young miner’s daughter and her battle against one of the world’s largest mining companies. Depiction of destiny of an invaluable protected mire in Lapland. Is everything for sale when the bid is high enough?
The Arctic Camels
Relation04 Media AS, Norway
Director, scriptwriter: Karl Emil Rikardsen
Cinematographer - Viggo Knudsen
Sound designer - Rune Hansen
Torarin and Svalin live with their parents in Finnmark, North of Norway. When the siblings want a horse for riding, their parents buy two Bactrian camels. The animals need to be trained, and the family soon discovers that camel training is difficult.
SHORT FEATURE FILM:
The Last Shot
Private person – Mishkina Е., Omsk (Russia)
Scriptwriter, director, cameraman - Elizaveta Mishkina
A girl finds an old camera that shows the world differently from reality.
Private person – Petrukhin P., Moscow (Russia)
Scriptwriter – Mark Kirdan
Оператор – Evgenia Pritchina
Sound designer – Irina Tsyganenko
Ernest's adultery turned into a confession to the killer…
Private person – Baranov B., Murmansk (Russia)
7 min 35 sec
Scriptwriter, director – Viktor Baranov
Cameraman, sound designer – Alexey Rogovoy
Two completely different parallel stories for one child. Look and think about what future will you leave behind?
Private person – Zheleznova S., Moscow (Russia)
6 min 51 sec
Scriptwriter, director – Svetlana Zheleznova
Cameramen – Vasily Ocheretnyk, Alexander Butov
Sound designer - Alexander Butov
A girl with a big heart and strong will wants to save an injured kitten. But the grown-ups have their more important things to do. Is there anyone ready to lend a helping hand?
PiterPro_production, Moscow (Russia)
Scriptwriters – Olga Kostyanova, Nikita Khozyainov, Maksim Mihailov, Andrey Ermakov, Lia Timonina
Director - Nikita Khozyainov
Cameraman – Anton Kobzar
Sound designer – German Shumaher
At the death’s door, a thriving businessman meets his old dog Grey, which he heartlessly threw out on the street many years ago…
Private person – Orekhova J., Moscow (Russia)
Scriptwriter, director – Julia Orekhova
Cameraman – Anton Chereshnev
After the ecological catastrophe, only a small population of people survived, they built a "sterile world" underground. Only renegades who have committed crimes against the system live on the surface. What happens if one of them is allowed to return?
MER FILM AS
13 min 40 sec
Scriptwriter, Director - Aasne Vaa Greibrokk
Cinematographer - Øystein Mamen
Sound designers - Gunn Tove Grønsberg
Dagne is competent and independent in her work at the stables. Within the girls in the stables lies an expectation of what awaits them in adulthood, but the hazy fantasies of youth soon morph into harsh reality.