i’LL Be aRounD
Inna is a successful young woman with an excellent sense of humor. She is a restaurant manager, enjoying the well-merited love and respect of her colleagues and bosses. The most important person in her life is her six-year son Mitya, whom Inna raises alone. Mother and child have a touching, kind, caring relationship. Suddenly Inna faces a terrible misfortune: she is diagnosed with an incurable illness. Now the main thing is to find new parents for little Mitya, to save the child from becoming a lonely orphan. ÌGrand Prix at the Russian festival “Kinotavr”, Sochi ÌAudience Award at the Russian festival “Window to Europe”, Vyborg Ì2 awards at the IFF “Stalker”, Moscow Ì2 prizes at the charity IFF “Luminous Angel”, Moscow
the Last FiRst Day
Psychological thriller. Psychotherapist Mark Minaev studies a strange case in his practice. His patient Mikhail Anipkin, a video operator, suffers from schizophrenia. The disease gives rare deviations, the so-called conversion disorder, when psyche signals the body to play her games. In this case, the patient confirms there was an atomic war and he was hiding in a bunker. His skin became covered with ulcers like from radiation. He lost his eyesight, his hair fell out. Minaev is shocked at this case and wants to write his theses on the subject. But to put all doubts aside, he decides to go to the bunker where the patient supposedly was hiding.
a Russian youth
The story of a simple Russian youth who goes to the frontline in the First World War with the naive and youthful dream of glory and medals. In the first battle he loses his eyesight and is left to serve as “listener-in” – to listen out for the approach of enemy planes through huge metal funnels and raise alarm. ÌDiploma by the Russian Guild of Film Scholars and Film Critics at the Russian film festival “Kinotavr”.
Those who face death eventually have to accept the inevitable. It is the only way to overcome fear and trick the fate. This film tells stories of ordinary people who are fighting one of the most dreaded diseases and those who gave them the last hope. The film was made without government financing, only by means of crowd funding – 337 people supported the project on Planeta.ru platform. Financial support was also provided by the “Lifestyle” charitable foundation.
VoiCe FoR the VoiCe Less
The documentary touches on a highly relevant topic. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the dissemination of information about HIV. However, despite the public outreach, the majority of the Russian people continue to misinterpret this disease, considering it to be extremely deadly and those infected extremely dangerous for the society. Many do not know how they should act around people with HIV, nor how to act if they themselves were found HIV-positive. After learning about her diagnosis main heroine Marina begins to search for answers to her questions. Fearing disclosure and condemnation, she chooses to trust her thoughts to her diary. But nothing stays hidden for long..