Director Adi Bar-Hai
Completion Date: May 1, 2022
The film follows Yasmin, a criminal investigator haunted by guilt concerning a case she didn't properly close.
Hero of the Day / Герой дня
Director Anton Sebaa
An authoritative State Duma deputy comes to an elite bath complex to take a break from the hustle and bustle of work. The media are hunting the deputy in the hope of getting sensational incriminating evidence. A deputy, ordering alcohol to his room, does not suspect that he will end up in “hot news” on a global scale!
Director Larisa Samsonkina
Early in the morning, young Varvara wakes up in a sand quarry, chained to an iron carriage. It later transpires that she is not the only victim. On the other side of the wagon, also chained is the exhausted Semyon, who has been there for three days. All attempts to free himself fail and lead to a desperate act for freedom.
This is Edik: A tale of a Gifted and Stolen Childhood
Director Ivan Proskuryakov
Completion Date: November 25, 2000
A documentary film about Eduard Uspensky, the brilliant, yet tortured, writer and creator of beloved children’s characters, including Cheburashka. The film includes interviews with Uspensky’s colleagues and family, as well as excerpts from interviews with Uspensky, who is portrayed in the film as an animated character.
Director Gregory Shelukhin
Completion Date: Oct-2022
Young man Vasya comes back from the army and finds out that his girlfriend is now dating someone else. Vasya starts chasing her, trying to share an awful truth of what happened to him in the army. One day they go to the country with a group of friends and Vasya sets his mind on a murder.
Director Tatyana Rybinets
Completion Date: January 28, 2023
A young man has a dream to enter the Theater Institute, but it's not easy to get when your overbearing father decided for you long ago. Will the son be able to let go of old hurts and to achieve the right to be yourself?
Hold Me Tightly
Director Ilya Tilkin
Completion Date: September 1, 2023
Vera visits her husband Marik who suffers from advanced dementia at the assisted living facilities on their wedding anniversary – 50 years together. She grossly and audibly complains to those who are ready to listen about her ruined life with Marik. What if behind the irritation of a grossly swearing life-beaten old woman is hiding the tender and invincible feeling of love?
Who is Matthew?
Director Ivanka Pogodina
Completion Date: April 12, 2023
A depressed alien in the shape of a man finds himself in an unusual psychiatric hospital on Earth. Conversations with a female psychotherapist reveal the details of his extraterrestrial life. At the same time the hero has two more doppelgangers, one of which is a charismatic artist, the second is a schizophrenic.
The woman gradually realizes that the words don't matter, what she needs is to understand what's not being said, she needs to remember something. The viewer accepts this - the words are unimportant.
THE SAVIOURESS THE MYSTERY OF A BUDDHIST ICON
Director Anna Koryakovtseva
Completion Date: May 16, 2023
Tara means savior from Sanskrit, and thangka means icon. One of the main relics of the Stavropol State Museum-Reserve is the icon of the Indian deity Green Tara. At the end of the thirties of the last century, this icon disappeared. It seemed like forever. But then she was miraculously found. The film tells about why the thangka of the Green Tara is one of the most revered in Buddhist iconography.
Please, turn it around
Director Rustam Slaschinin
A young girl, Irina, comes to St Petersburg to discover the mysterious life story of her great-grandmother, who was a famous artist. She rents a flat in the house where she once lived. But it turns out that there is someone else present in the flat...be free or continue to drive her into a social trap.
Дикие люди/Wild People
Director Maria Petrova
A teenage girl (Julia) has the disease alopecia (premature baldness), which her mother urges her to hide, as a result of which her daughter turns out to be a victim of haterism in a school chat, which develops into bullying. Mom is faced with a choice: let her daughter be free or continue to drive her into a social trap.
Director Tatyana Lyutaeva
Completion Date: January 28, 2023
The brilliant surgeon Alexander Lunin was wrongfully convicted for the death of his wife. He was sent to prison, gave up on life and cut off all ties with his loved ones.
Released from prison, Lunin has to face the very thing he has been trying to keep out of his mind: his daughter Luna, now a drug addict, does not want anything to do with him.
Director Igor Evard
Completion Date: March 18, 2023
Young journalist Maria is fired from her job after another scandalous prank, but the editor-in-chief is ready to meet her if she brings new manuscripts of the reclusive writer Vladimir Ionov, whose previous book "The Bible in Fen" made a lot of noise in the past. Seeing no difficulty in this task, the self-confident girl goes to meet the gulag-trained writer.
Director Valentina Ermanenok
The unexpected gift from her husband helps Anna find meaning in life and endure difficult trials.
Sumo. Not what you thought
Director Eldar Sharipov
The filmmakers turn the concept of sumo on its head by showing that it is an amazing, spectacular and genuinely noble sport, in which most of the athletes are slim, athletic, fast and limber men and women, and sometimes even children.
Closing the eyes
Director Yulia Shinkarenko
Three people live in a small apartment. Mother, her partner and her daughter. The mother notices the man’s increased attention to his teenage daughter. Realizing that no one needs her anymore, she closes her eyes to everything that happens.
Director Olga Khoreva
Completion Date: May 23, 2023
Valeria, a cleaning lady, lives a simple life of routine. In the apartment where she has to carry out her work, however, strange events and visions slowly involve her in the unhappy epilogue of a love story that took place in the past, due to a war. He could be the man whose return she still awaits.