Submissions for the 26th MIFF “Listapad” are now open

Become a participant of the 26th Minsk Intermational Film Festival “Listapad”!

Лістапад 2019

Submissions for the 26th MIFF “Listapad” are now open. 26th MIFF “Listapad” that will be held on November 1-8, 2019.

The films can be submitted for participation in one of the six competition programmes:

·       Main Feature Film Competition;

·       Feature Film Competition “Youth on the March”;

·       Main Documentary Film Competition;

·       National Film Schools Competition;

·       Children and Youth Film Competition “Listapadzik”;

·       National Competition.

Full-length films produced in the last year and a half are eligible for participation in the competition programmes. Please, note that short films can only participate in the National Competition and National Film Schools Competition.

The deadline for submitting a film is August 31, 2019.

For more information about regarding the application process, please, visit the “For participants” page. Regulations of 26th MIFF “Listapad” can be found in the “Regulations” tab.

Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” – is the most prestigious film event in Belarus annually held in November. It have been accredited by FIAPF since 2013.

Main Competitions of the Festival focus on new films created in former socialistic countries, including CIS countries, Central and South-East Asia, Baltics, Eastern and Central Europe. “Youth on the March” Competition, National Film Schools Competition and Children and Youth Film Competition “Listapadzik” presents a collection of works from directors all over the world. ‘

MIFF “Listapad” is more than 150 films from more than 50 countries, more than 200 screenings at 5 venues annually. Q&A between audience and the authors of the film follows most of the screenings. The main programme is accompanied by workshops and retrospectives. 40 000 viewers and more than 100 special guests from film industry visit the Festival annually.

Films from Rumania, Estonia, Hungary, Ukrane, Poland, Germany and other countries  won “Listapad” awards in different years: “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” directed by Radu Jude, “November” directed by Rainer Sarnet, “Father and Son” by Paweł Łoziński, “Communion” directed by Anna Zamecka, “Lily Lane” directed by Benedek Fliegauf, “Ida” directed by Paweł Pawlikowski can be noticed.

 Founders of the Festival are Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus and Minsk City executive committee. The executive board is Visual and Performing Arts Centre “ART Corporation”.

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