The 42nd Moscow International Film Festival Announces Jury, Main Competition Films

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On September 21, the first official press conference of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival took place in the Moscow hotel "Standard." The Jury and film of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival were announced.

 

The press conference was attended by: Program Director of the Moscow International Film Festival, film critic Kirill Razlogov , director of public relations of the festival Pyotr Shepotinnik , curator of the Free Thought program and the Documentary Film Competition Grigory Libergal and Director General of the Moscow International Film Festival Natalya Semina.

At the press conference, the jury of the main competition and the short film were announced, the films included in the main competition and the documentary film competition were announced, and details of the out-of-competition programs were announced. 


Talking about what the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival will be like, Pyotr Shepotinnik noted that the show takes place for the first time in October, which gives it a "suspense". He also recalled that due to the spread of coronavirus infection, special sanitary measures will be in force at the festival sites, observing social distance, and all screenings will have to be registered in advance.


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The jury of the main competition of the Moscow International Film Festival this year included Russian director, producer and screenwriter Timur Bekmambetov (chairman of the jury), director and producer Alexander Yordanescu (Switzerland, Romania), film critic from Great Britain Brian Weiner , Egyptian writer, journalist, director, producer Mahmud Soliman , Russian actress Marina Alexandrova.

The opening film of the festival will be the Russian film "Silver Skates" directed by Mikhail Lokshin, and the film "On the Edge" (Russia) by Eduard Bordukov will close the MIFF.


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Speaking about the films from the main competition program, Kirill Razlogov noted that, given the coronavirus and other circumstances, this year, domestic films and films from the near abroad took a significant place in the competition. "This is due to the fact that world premieres are more accessible to us in this region, and to the fact that outstanding works are being created in our country and in neighboring countries," he said.

FILMS OF THE MAIN COMPETITION:

1. THE BARREN BRIDE, directed by JADAB MAHANTA, India

2. ON FAR FRONTIERS, directed by MAKSIM DASHKIN, Russia

3. THE MELODY OF STRING TREE, director IRINA EVTEEVA, Russia

4. BLOCK DIARY (A SIEGE DIARY), directed by ANDREY ZAITSEV, Russia

5. IN THE SHADOWS, directed by ERDEM TEPEGEZ, Turkey

6. FATE, director ZHANNA ISABAEVA, Kazakhstan

7. EXECUTIVE ORDER, directed by LAZARU RAMOS, Brazil

8. HYPNOSIS, director VALERY TODOROVSKY, Russia

9. DISSOLVE, directed by KIM KIDUK, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea

10. THE CAMPAIGN, directed by MARIAN CRISAN, Romania

11. AS CHEESE IN BUTTER (PEACHES & CREAM), director GUR BENTWICH, Israel

12. THE FISHERMAN'S DAUGHTER, director ISMAIL SAFARALI, Russia, Azerbaijan

13. HILDA, directed by RICHIE PELAM, UK


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DOCUMENTARY FILM COMPETITION

Presenting the documentary film program, Grigory Liebergal said that for the first time four out of nine films are Russian. "Three classics of documentary films have produced significant films; it would be unwise to give them to other festivals. Premieres of new paintings by Andrei Konchalovsky, Andrei Osipov and Sergei Debizhev, "he said.

THE DOCUMENTARY FILM COMPETITION INCLUDED:

1. HAND MADE, director Evgeny Grigoriev, Russia

2. NOCTURNE, directed by Gwangcho Jong, South Korea

3. INFLUENCE, directors Richard Poplak, Diana Neill, South Africa, Canada

4. CITY DREAM CHENG SHI MENG, directed by Weijun Chen China

5. WHEN WE WERE BROTHERS (ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND), directed by Daniel Roer, Canada, USA

6. CELESTIAL CRIMEA, directed by Sergei Debizhev, Russia

7. WE DO NOT GIVE UP (WE HOLD THE LINE), directed by Mark Weisse, Germany

8. DISEASED MAN (HOMO SPERANS), director Andrey Konchalovsky, Russia

9. SHAMAN, (THE SHAMAN), director Andrey Osipov, Russia

SHORT METER COMPETITION:

The members of the short film jury were Russian producer Marina Zhigalova , director, screenwriter and producer Elena Khazanova (Switzerland), British director Guy Davis .

The Chopard jewelry and watch company is inextricably linked with the world of cinema. For over 20 years, she has been the official partner of the Cannes Film Festival and has been producing the Palme d'Or. In 2016, which became the year of Russian cinema, Chopard began cooperation with the Moscow International Film Festival. As a partner and official jeweler of the Moscow International Film Festival, the company presented an updated design of all prizes, developed personally by the co-president and artistic director Carolina Scheufele.


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In 2020, Chopard celebrates the 5th anniversary of its collaboration with the Moscow International Film Festival. As in previous years, the Swiss company will produce statuettes of the Golden Saint George, Silver Saint George, a special prize "For conquering the heights of acting and loyalty to the principles of the school of KS Stanislavsky -" I Believe. Konstantin Stanislavsky ", and will also hold the anniversary Chopard Talent Award.

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