The Festival Grand Prix goes to a Russian film

Russian documentary Robber Monastery has been awarded the Gran Prix of Northern Character: green screen International Film Festival.

Festive awards ceremony for the winners has been held online today in Russian-Norwegian borderland.

The Grand Prix of international festival of environmental and social films Northern Character: green screen is awarded to the Russian film director Svetlana Stasenko (Moscow) for the film Robber Monastery.

The film is about Gena Chudnenko who was born in prison and who returned there after the orphanage. In prison Gena built a temple. And after his release from the prison, he built two beautiful wooden monasteries and ten temples.

The Jury decided to give the Best short feature film award to the Russian film The Cat Is Coming With Me by Murmansk director Ekaterina Mavlytova. The film is about touching friendship between an orphanage boy and a cat.

Best documentary is the film by the Norwegian director Inge Wegge Relative Risk. The film touches upon the topics of health, responsibility and risks, encountered by people in the wild.

Special diploma for best directing is given to The Russian Way by Tatiana Soboleva. The film is about a woman who is trying to change the life in here native Russian village after living abroad for twenty years.