Documentraty competition program
9 April, 18:00 - Peramoga Cinema, 20 Internacijanalnaja Str.

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Experience of the celestial bodies / Anton Moiseenko ( Russian Federation, 18 min)

The film tells the story of a young astronomer who wants to find his place in the world, to understand human nature, to find answers in a rapid contemporaneity that changes at such a pace that we can hardly reconsider it. In the course of his search he understands that the world is harmonious and each one has its match no matter whether it's a star in the cold space or a human being on Earth.

Awards:
- Kamsk Film Festival "KLIUF", Grand Prix
- VGIK Festival "Student jury diploma for cosmic cinema language"
- KODAK Student Scholarship Program, Bronze Award

Miles to go before I sleep / Hanna Hovitie ( Finland, 13 min)

The film tells the story of a Congolese girl and her nomadic life. As Achat was seven years old, her parents sent her away from Congo to be adopted in France. After her adoptive mother’s death, years of ordinary life in Paris turned into a nightmare. In the film Achat shares her story of becoming a victim of abuse and child trafficking. Through twists and turns beyond belief, she is thrown into a whirlwind of drifting between continents.

DUST - The wanted life / Gabriele Falsetta ( Germany, 21 min)

"DUST" is the adventure of eight physically and mentally disabled persons who have been living in the Cottolengo Institute of Turin for over fifty years. This is neither a script nor an attempt to tell their discomfort.Through a creative artistic path revolving around theatre, these characters in search of an author stage themselves and the life that they would like to lead.

Easter / Daria Yurkevich ( Belarus, 13 min)

Every year at Easter the Church is swarmed with people. Many people come here only once a year. What do they expect of the holiday? What are their dreams and hopes? What are they looking for? Why is this particular day so important for them?

Awards:
- Minsk International Film Festival Listapad 2015 - DIPLOMA FOR METAPHORIC PITHINESS
- Bulbamovie Film Festival 2015, Zalataya bulba

ANIMA / Simon Gillard ( Belgium, 18 min)

ANIMA. Among men and their actions, gross and serious, a soul is freed. It extracts itself from our world into a strange trip, a crossing through the air of this strange village in western Africa. These powerful and evocative images mingle with heady sounds, to give us to see, with no limit, this daydream. AMINA

Awards:
- ZINEBI - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DOCUMENTAL Y CORTOMETRAJE DE BILBAO (Spain) - AWARD MIKELDI D'ARGENT
- FILMER À TOUT PRIX (Belgium) - BEST SHORT FILM & CBA/WIP
- FORADCAMP - MOSTRA DE CINEMA AMB LA NATURA DEL ONTSENY (Spain) - JURY AWARD AND YOUNG AWARD