Out of competition documentary films

Corneliu Porumboiu
Infinite football
Last fall, a good childhood friend of mine, Florin, told me that his brother, Laurentiu, invented a new sport by changing the rules of the football game. One month later I went to my hometown, Vaslui, with a small film crew, to learn more ab
Cezary Grzesiuk
The blue scallywags
Why does someone become a football fan? Is it about excitement, passion, being in a group, or a club’s unique history? Cezary Grzesiuk spent a decade filming the lives of supporters of the Ruch Chorzów club. He photographed the close-knit communi
Maceo Frost
Too beautiful: our right to fight
Too weak. Too old. Too beautiful. Naysayers only fuel Namibia Flores Rodriguez’s need to fight. For decades, she’s trained 5 hours a day – every day – in hopes to one day win an Olympic gold title in boxing. But, in Cuba, boxing is banned fo
Svetlana Chernikova
Holera
A film about memory and love. Fisherman Sergei escapes from his humdrum existence on the empty shores of Lake Onega – where he meets with the ghost of his beloved wife.
Denis Klebleyev
King Lear
An old and wealthy actor, whose life’s obsession is to play King Lear, suffers from a family tragedy of his own that turns him into a real-life Shakespearean character.
Igor Morozov
The spiritual in art
This film is an attempt to bring across the message left to us by the artist whose work had undergone radical changes in the most dramatic moment of his life.
Victor Asliuk
We’re living on the edge
“We are living on the edge”, says a simple peasant woman from Dubna, a village in Hrodna region. These words sound symbolic: the village is situated on the steep bank of the Neman, and the river keeps undermining the houses and the
Artavazd Peleshyan
Inhabitants
The film is dedicated to the inhabitants of the planet and the protection of animals and birds.
Sergei Petrovsky
The wheel
The film is about a woman’s fate. Nina Kuzmiankova has spent her whole life earning a living by making pottery.
Halina Adamovich
As is their wont
The people in Paliessie have a custom of living a wealthy life in a big family, giving birth to children and bringing them up. The Slutsky family from Starina in Stolin district is a vivid example of all that. Ivan and Tatiana have twelve ch
Arkady Ruderman
Good bye to the USSR
At the beginning of the 90s more and more people are leaving their home country. What and whom do they leave behind?
Mikhail Zhdanovsky
Every day
Anatol Kuznetsov, an Orthodox artist, is holding his service in Kurapaty every day. He is tidying the territory and renewing the crosses. He has found the meaning of life in painting icons on the stones.

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