Scriptwriters – Artem Temnikov, Tamara Bocharova, Maria Anufrieva Director – Artem Temnikov Cinematographer – Aleksey Fedorov Sound director – Denis Baranov
There are different children in the hospital ward: one has totally moved into the virtual world and decided that he turned into the Creature from a human, the second one follows the ideas of nazism, the third one tried to step out from the balcony, and the fourth one just keeps silent and hates everyone. How can one reach out to their hears, to find the reason for the evil taking root in their souls? Doctor Chistoforov tries to help them, overcoming bureaucratic roadblocks, his own issues, resistance of the young patients, and misunderstanding of the person he loves, Margarita.
Production: VSTRECHA Studio, Moscow, Russia, 2023
Scriptwriter, director – Natalia Gugueva Cinematographer – Shandor Berkeshi RGC Sound director – Danila Palatkin
Cinematographer Nastia goes to a remote northern meteorological station together with meteorologist Andrey to investigate the case of missing couple of meteorologists.
Three minutes of silence
Production: STV Film Company, Globus Film Company, Moscow, Russia, 2023
Scriptwriters – Boris Khlebnikov, Natalia Meshaninova Director – Boris Khlebnikov Cinematographer – Alisher Khamidkhodzhaev Sound director – Maksim Belovolov
Snegir fishing vessel is a floating home for a band of sea tramps. All of them are different, but they have something in common - the desire to get a richer haul, earn more money and come back ashore alive.
The sounds in the room next door
Production: Kir Bulychev Film Studio, Moscow, Russia, 2023
Scriptwriters - Aleksey Bezenkov, Dmitry Belosokhov (based on a novel by Kir Bulychev) Director – Roman Prosvirnin Cinematographer – Dmitry Gorevoy Sound director – Stas Kravets
Moscow, 1948. A door leading to the tropical island beach suddenly appears in a shared apartment. None of the characters understand where it is and what year it is. One thing is clear: you can pay for the finding with your life.
Scriptwriters – Jaroslav Maslov, Marc Kirdan Director – Alfiya Khabibullina Cinematographer – Daniil Fomichev Sound director – Stana Shosha
Due to his psychological challenges 15-year old Ars had home schooling for the bigger part of him life. After moving to a small town with his Mom he decides to go to school. Ars will have to go through a difficult journey of socialisation.
Don’t bury me without Ivan
Production: Avtor Studio, Moscow, Russia, 2023
Scriptwriters – Lyubov Borisova, Julia Klimenko Director – Lyubov Borisova Cinematographer – Semyon Amanatov Sound director – Innokentiy Sivtsev
This true story took place in 1910 in Eastern Siberia, in Yakutia. Yakut Stepan Beresekov sometimes falls into lethargic sleep. And only Russian son of a priest Ivan Popov can see the difference between his condition and a real death.
Burn all my letters
Production: Sweden, 2022
Scriptwriter – Veronika Dzakko, Alex Shulman Director – Bjorn L. Runge Cinematographer – Stellan Runge
Successful writer Alex has fits of uncontrollable rage, and his family suffers from it. Anger as ancestral curse goes from generation to generation… Trying to get a hold of himself he turns to childhood memories about his grandfather intellectual writer Sven Stolpe. All his life Sven loved and hated his wife Karin. Alex learns that the reason for such strange relations was the passion that Karin had for Sven’s competitor in literature - poet Olof Lagerkrantz. Going through the maze of this love triangle, the grandson discovers Karin’s thrilling secret.
Production: WISH Media, Moscow, Russia, 2023
Scriptwriter, director – Anton Kolomeets Cinematographer – Ekaterina Smolina Sound director – Anton Khristenko
At the edge of sixty Tatiana Sergeevna suddenly meets her past that she has always been trying to forget. This encounter will make her look back and understand what kind of life she has lived.
A poet’s diary
Production: A. Abdrazakov Bashkortostan Film Studio, Yusupov Bulat, Bashkortostan, Ufa, Russia, 2022
Scriptwriter, director – Bulat Yusupov Cinematographer – Stanislav Ambartsumov Sound director – Yulay Tauylbaev
It is Krushchev’s Thaw. Rami Garipov, a young poet, returns to Ufa with his family. His older colleagues have hope in him, but everyday life and stress at work takeit out of him. A loss in his family becomes a great trial for him.
Year of birth
Production: A friend of a friend, Russia, 2023
Scriptwriter, director – Mikhail Mestetskiy Cinematographer – David Khaiznikov
Philipp is a dreamer, he is full of wild and unrealistic ideas. He lives by his interests and he in-tends to arrange the world’s biggest music festival in his hometown Metallogorsk. But every-thing changes when he meets Marina and the love sparks between them. Adult family life is getting closer, but Philipp can’t leave his ridiculous fantasies behind. But when it looks like the harsh reality is taking over, real miracles start to happen in Metallogorsk. And the more fantas-tic and unreal the surrounding world gets the more important it is for Phillip not to lose his head.
The organizer is the independent non-commercial organization Production Center NORTHERN CHARACTER