Festivals: call for entries

30th Open festival of the documentary cinema "Rossia", Ekaterinburg, 1-6/10/2019

Call the entries: The IV International Festival of national and ethnic cinema "Silver Akbuzat" in Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia Federation


The IV International Festival of national and ethnic cinema "Silver Akbuzat" in Ufa between 24-27.08.2019. 


Call the entries: the XI International Youth Film Festival in Kazan


The XI International Youth Film Festival will take place in Kazan from the 3rd till the 6th of September.



  • Sunday, 26 May 2019

    Bong Joon-ho's Parasite wins Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival


    Black-comic thriller from South Korean director of Okja and Snowpiercer takes the top honours at the 72nd edition of the festival. Bong is the first Korean director to have won the top award at Cannes, after last appearing in competition with Okja in 2017. He is the second Asian winner in successive years, after Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda triumphed in 2018 with Shoplifters.

  • Saturday, 25 May 2019

    Kantemir Balagov's Beanpole wins Prize for the best director of Un Certain Regards & FIPRESCI Award at Cannes film festival - 2019


    Un Certain Regard 2019 presented 18 films in competition. 9 of them were first films. The Opening film was LA FEMME DE MON FRÈRE by Monia Chokri. Under the presidency of Nadine Labaki (director and actress, Lebanon), the Jury was comprised of Marina Foïs (actress, France), Nurhan Sekerci-Porst (producer, Germany), Lisandro Alonso (director, Argentina) and Lukas Dhont (director, Belgium).

  • Saturday, 25 May 2019

    The Hollywood Reporter about 'Once in Trubchevsk'


    Egor Barinov and Kristina Schneider star as lovers carrying on an affair in a long-haul truck in Russian writer-director Larisa Sadilova's latest drama.


  • Saturday, 25 May 2019

    Cannes: 'It Must Be Heaven' Takes FIPRESCI Critics' Prize


    Elia Suleiman's 'It Must Be Heaven' ascended to the top of the international film critics list, winning the FIPRESCI prize at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday.


  • Thursday, 23 May 2019

    Alain Delon, Honorary Palme d'or at the 72th Festival de Cannes


    He entirely belongs to cinema and its finest works and legends: in 2019, the Festival de Cannes has decided to award Alain Delon with an Honorary Palme d'or to pay tribute to his wonderful presence in the history of film.


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