Program of the Festival

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September 15

Saturday

 

07:00 pm  Dvortsovaya Ploshchad (Square)

Opening ceremony of the 28th Message to Man International Film Festival

Opening film «Youth», dir. Paolo Sorrentino, Feature film, Italy/France/UK/Switzerland 2015, 124 min.

Special guest of the ceremony – Paolo Sorrentino

 

September 16

Sunday

 

Velikan Park. Hall 1

Alexander Park 4

03:00 pm  

Superreal cinema

«Girl», dir. Lukas Dhont, Feature film, Belgium, 2018, 105 min.

05:10 pm

Panorama.doc

«Оf Fathers and Sons», dir. Talal Derki,  Documentary, Germany/Syria/Lebanon/Qatar, 2017, 98 min.

07:20 pm  

Superreal cinema

«3 Days in Quiberon», dir. Emily Atef, Feature film, Germany/France/Austria, 2018, 115 min.

09:40 pm

Superreal cinema

«I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians», dir. Radu Jude, Feature film, romania/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria/Germany, 2018, 140 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 2

Alexander Park 4

03:15 pm

Nordic Documentary Films

«Giants and the Morning after», dir. Malla Grapengiesser, Alexander Ryneus, Per Bifrost, Sweden, 2017, 90 min.

05:30 pm

International Competition 1: Documentary films

«White World According to Daliborek», dir. Vit Klusak, Czech Republic, 2017, 105 min.

07:50 pm

International Competition 2: Documentary films

«People of the Wasteland», dir. Heba Khaled, Germany/Syria, 2018, 21 min.

«Distant Constellation», dir. Shevaun Mizrahi, USA/Turkey/ The Netherlands, 2017, 82 min.

10:00 pm

Jem Cohen: A Retrospective

«Chain», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 99  min.

 

 

Velikan Park. Hall 3

Alexander Park 4

03:45 pm

Special Screenings

«Why Didn’t You Say So», dir. Yael Lavie, Documentary, Israel, 2017, 64 min.

05:30 pm

Observing the Observer

«An Absence of Reciprocity in Vulnerability, Losses and Risks», dir. Adela Komrzy, Documentary, Чехия, 2015, 9 мин.

«In Waking Hours», dir. Sarah Vanagt, Katrien Vanagt, Documentary, Belgium, 2016, 18 min.

«Find Fix Finish», dir. Sylvain Cruiziat, Mila Zhlutenko, Documentary, Germany, 2017, 19 min.

«Roadside Attraction», dir. Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan, Documentary, USA, 2017, 10 min.

«A Squirrel Improvises», dir. Virginia Garcia del Pino, Documentary, Spain, 2017, 27 min.

07:30 pm

Panorama.doc

«Merkel Must Go», dir. Sabine Michel, Documentary, Germany, 2017, 83 min.

09:30 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

«Cinétracts»: №6,2,1, France, 1968, 9 min.

«Actua 1», dir. Philippe Garrel, Documentary, France, 1968, 6 min.

«The Revolution Is Only a Beginning: Let’s Continue Fighting , dir. Pierre Clémenti, Documentary, France, 1968, 22 min.

«The Words of the Chairman», реж. Harun Farocki, Documentary, FRG, 1969, 3 min.

«The Sixth Side of the Pentagon», dir. Chris Marker,  François Reichenbach, Documentary, France, 1968, 28 min.

«June Turmoil», dir.  Želimir Žilnik, Documentary, Yugoslavia, 1969, 10 min.

«Shinjuku Station», dir. Motoharu Jonouchi, Documentary, Japan,  1974, 15 min.

«Johnson & Co. and the Campaign Against Poverty», dir.  Hartmut Bitomsky, FRG, 1968, 18 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 4

Alexander Park 4

03:30 pm

London Film Academy presents (1)

«Osteopathy»,  dir. Alastair Train, Short Fiction, UK, 2016, 17 min.

«Undead Union», dir. Jamie Stanton,  Short Fiction, UK, 2009, 5 min.

«Tickled Pink», dir. John Paul Lancaster, Short Fiction, UK, 2009, 10 min.

«Supershort – Love is a Choice», dir. Silvia Tonelli, Short Fiction, UK, 2016, 3 min.

«Deadly Dinner Date», dir. Lucyus Ribas, Short Fiction, UK, 2015, 5 min.

«Suzanne & Martin», dir. Yoni Ben-Haim, Short Fiction, UK, 2018, 10 min.

«Lifetime Guarantee», dir. Johnnie Ford, Short Fiction, UK, 2011, 10 min.

«Interference», dir. John Danvoye, Short Fiction, UK, 2013, 6 min.

«Embers», dir. Stephanos Minoglou, Short Fiction, UK, 2018, 10 min.

«Into the Light», dir. Alice Caronna, Short Fiction, UK, 2009, 10 min.

«Letter», 1 min.

05:45 pm

London Film Academy presents (2)

«Childhood Amnesia», dir. Indira Solovieva, Short Fiction, UK, 2009, 15 min.

«Eternal Resonance», dir. Indira Solovieva, Short Fiction, UK, 2017, 8 min.

«Unreal Estate», dir. Oksana Tkatchouk, Short Fiction, UK, 2016, 4 min.

«Hungry»,  dir. Oliver Valente, Short Fiction, UK, 2006, 7 min.

«Utopic Dystopia», dir. Teodora Berglund,  Short Fiction, UK, 2015, 10 min.

«Love’s Vacuum», dir. Filippo Mira, Short Fiction, UK, 2015, 10 min.

«Heavens Not All That», dir. Kelvin Tang, Short Fiction, UK, 2017, 6 min.

«Obsessively Optimistic», dir. Grace Romero, Short Fiction, UK, 2016, 4 min.

«Eve», dir. Leonardo Machado, Short Fiction, UK, 2013, 17 min.

«Clown», 1 min.

07:45 pm

Nordic Documentary Films

«Innsaei: The Power of Intuition», dir. Kristin Olafsdottir, Hrund Gunnsteinsdottir, Island, 2016, 75 min.

9:50 pm

Panorama. Doc

«On Her Shoulders», dir. Alexandria Bombach, Documentary, USA, 2017, 94 min.

 

Aurora Cinema Centre

60, Nevsky pr

06:00 pm

Superreal cinema

«Loro», dir. Paolo Sorrentino, Feature film, Italy/France, 2018, 157 min.

Special Guest – Paolo Sorrentino

 

Lendoc Film Studio

12, Kryukov canal emb.

04:00 pm

IPMS – 2018. Anniversary Programme

« Litvyakov to Man», dir. Roman Pomerantsev, Documentary, Russia, 2018, 30 min.

«The Eternal Battle»  (graduation project), dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Documentary, USSR, 1965, 9 min.

«Difficult Lads», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Documentary, USSR, 1966, 18 min.

«You Will Be First Love…», dir. Irina Kalinina, Documentary, USSR,  1969, 9 min.

«Goodbye, Mother  »,dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Documentary, USSR,1966, 18 min.

«Ivan Selivanov», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov,  Irina Kalinina, Documentary, USSR, 1990, 28 min.

08:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Builders of the Future», dir. Pim Zwier, Documentary,  The Netherland, 2017, 56 min.

 

Lecture Hall of the General Staff Building of the State Hermitage Museum

6/8 Palace Square

05:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Oscar», dir. Evgeny Tsymbal, Alexander Smolyansky, Documentary, Russia/Germany/France, 2018, 90 min.

 

September 17

Monday

 

Velikan Park. Hall 1

Alexander Park 4

08:00 pm

In Silico 1

«Song For Europe», dir. John Smith, UK, 2017, 4 min.

«The Hymns of Muscovy», dir. Dimitri Venkov, Russia, 2018, 14 min.

«Armageddon 2», dir. Corey Hughes, Cuba/USA, 2017, 6 min.

«Black Line», dir. Mark Olexa, Francesca Scalisi, Switzerland, 2017, 10 min.

«Arr.for a Scene», dir. Jonna Kina, Finland, 2017, 5 min.

«A Plastic Bottle’s Stair Dance», dir. Mikhail Basov, Russia, 2018, 5 min.

«Three Casualties», dir. Jens Pecho, Germany, 2017, 7 min.

«Microcosmo», dir. Tommaso Fagioli, Italy, 2018, 15 min.

«Hiwa», dir. Jacqueline Lentzou, Greece, 2016, 11 min.

09:50 pm

Superreal cinema

«The Angel», dir. Luis Ortega,  Feature film, Argentina/Spain, 2018, 118 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 2

Alexander Park 4

03:00 pm

International Competition 3: Documentary films

«Victory Day», dir. Sergei Loznitsa,, Germany, 2018, 94 min.

05:00 pm

International Competition 4: Documentary films

«Mrs.Fang», dir. Wang Bing, China/France/Germany, 2017, 86 min.

07:00 pm

International Competition 5: Documentary films

«A God’s Shadow», dir. Bernhard Hetzenauer, Mexico/Austria/Germany, 2017, 20 min.

«The Bony Lady», dir. Thiago Zanato, Andriana Barbosa, USA/Brazil/Mexico, 2018, 20 min.

«Skip Day, dir. Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan, USA, 2018, 17 min.

«Behind our Eyes», dir. Anton Bialas, France, 2018, 46 min.

09:40 pm

Panorama.doc

«I See Red People», dir. Bojina Panayotova, Documentary, Bulgaria/France, 2018, 83 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 3

Alexander Park 4

02:45 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 1

«Sings of Life», dir. Natalya Kasyanova,  Russia, 2018, 52 min.

«Uncle Sasha, or One Flew over Russia», dir. Tatyana Soboleva,  Russia, 2017, 58 min.

05:15 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 2

«The Northerners», dir. Ilya Povolotsky,  Russia, 2017, 28 min.

«New Moscow», dir. Tamara Dondurei,  Russia, 2018, 18 min.

«Camp on a Wind’s Road», dir. Natalia Kharlamova,  Russia, 2018,

60 min.

07:45 pm

Special Screenings

«To Be Continued», dir. Ivars Seleckis, Documentary, Latvia, 2018, 97 min.

10:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Oscar», dir. Evgeny Tsymbal, Alexander Smolyansky, Documentary, Russia/Germany/France, 2018, 90 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 4

Alexander Park 4

02:30 pm

International Competition 1: Documentary films

«White World According to Daliborek», dir. Vit Klusak,, Czech Republic, 2017, 105 min.

04:30  pm

IPMS – 2018. Anniversary Programme

«Every Year in June», dir.  Irina Kalinina, Documentary, USSR, 1974, 19 min.

«Farmstead», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Documentary, USSR,  1978, 28 min.

«The Aeroplanes Are Singing», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov,  Irina Kalinina, Documentary, USSR, 1979, 58 min.

06:45 pm

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television: Marking 100 Years

«Confrontation», dir. Vlad Kurakin, Documentary,  Russia, 2017, 52 min.

08:20 pm

Observing the Observer

«Trypps #7 (Badlands)», dir. Ben Russell, Documentary, USA, 2010, 10 min.

«Evidence of the Evidence», dir. Alexander Johnston, Documentary, USA, 2017, 22 min.

«War Pigeon», dir. Frank Heath, Documentary, USA, 2017, 14 min.

«Kingdom Come: Rituals», dir. Vika Kirchenbauer, Martin Sulzer, Documentary, Germany, 2014, 7 min.

«Holding Still», dir. Florian Riegel, Documentary, Germany, 2010, 26 min.

10:00 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

«Cinétracts»: №31, France, 1968, 3 min.

«The Battle Front for the Liberation of Japan: Summer in Sanrizuka», dir. Shinsuke Ogawa, Documentary,  Japan, 1968, 108 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 5

Alexander Park 4

03:15 pm

Superreal cinema

«Girl», dir. Lukas Dhont, Feature film, Belgium, 2018, 105 min.

05:20 pm

Panorama. Doc

«Merkel Must Go», dir. Sabine Michel, Documentary, Germany, 2017, 83 min.

07:30 pm

Nordic Documentary Films

«Bad Circumstances», dir. Max Kestner, Danmark, 2017, 58 min.

09:30 pm

Jem Cohen: A Retrospective

«Couting», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 2015, 111 min.

 

Lendoc Film Studio

12, Kryukov canal emb.

04:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Builders of the Future», dir. Pim Zwier, Documentary,  The Netherland, 2017, 56 min. – expanded cinema (perfomance)

 

St. Petersburg School of New Cinema

92/1 Griboedov Canal, room 4

07:00 pm

Open lecture

«How to Come to Terms with Reality»,  Igor Poplaukhin, director.

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television

13 Ulitsa Pravdy

09:00 am

A meeting with the creators of the film Giants and the Morning After, which will open the special Nordic Documentary Films program: Producer and director Malla Grapengiesser and directors and camerapeople Alexander Rynéus and Per Bifrost

 

September 18

Tuesday

 

Velikan Park. Hall 1

Alexander Park 4

08:00 pm

In Silico 2

«Stains and Scratches», dir. Deimantas Narkevicius, Lithuania, 2017, 8 min.

«The Train, The Forest», dir. Patrick Buhr, Germany, 2017, 3 min.

«Beyond Action», dir. Ana Rodrigues Leon, Spain, 2018, 5 min.

«Wishing Well», dir. Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany, 2018, 13 min.

«Visit», dir. Berangere Crespi, France, 2018, min.

«Monument of Distance», dir. Azar Saiyar, Finland, 2018, 7 min.

«Ulysses», dir. Cao Shu, China, 2017, 11 min.

«The Stream VIII», dir.  Hiroya Sakurai, Japan, 2017, 7 min.

«Hibernation», dir. Bieke Depoortet, Mattias De Craene, Belgium/Germany, 2017, 9 min.

«September», dir.  Nari Shin, South Korea, 2017, 14 min.

10:00 pm

Superreal cinema

«Shoplifters», dir. Hirokazu Kore-Eda, Feature film,  Japan, 2018, 121 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 2

Alexander Park 4

03:00 pm

International Competition 6: Documentary films

«A Life from Death», dir. Tuuli Teelahti, Finland, 2017, 20 min.

«A Woman captured», dir. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, Hungary/Germany, 2017, 89 min.

05:20 pm

International Competition 7: Documentary films

«Koka, the Butcher», dir. Bence Mate, Germany, 2018, 38 min.

«Infinite Football», dir. Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania, 2018, 70 min.

07:40 pm

International Competition 8: Documentary films

«Sisters», dir. Michal Hytros, Poland, 2017, min.

«Dramatic and Mild», dir. Nastya Korkia, Russia, 2018, 6 min.

«Out of the Gardens», dir. Quimu Casalprim, Germany, 2018, 82 min.

09:50 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Price of Everything», dir. Nathaniel Kahn, Documentary, USA, 2017, 98  min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 3

Alexander Park 4

02:45 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 3

«Nothing Personal», dir. Yevgeny Milykh,  Russia, 2018, 39 min.

«Hermit», dir. Artyom Moskalyov,  Russia, 2018, 67 min.

05:15 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 4

«For Russia, For Faith», dir.Alexis Zelensky, France/Brazil/Russia, 2018, 39 min. (Russian premiere)

«Songs for Kit», dir. Ruslan Fedotov,  Russia/Belorussia, 2017, 56 min.

07:40 pm

International Competition 3: Documentary films

«Victory Day», dir. Sergei Loznitsa, Germany, 2018, 94 min.

09:40 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

«Cinétracts»: №4, France, 1968, 3 min

«Storming the Heaven», dir. Francesco Munzi, Documentary, Italy, 2016, 72 min.

 

Velikan Park Hall 4

Alexander Park 4

02:30 pm

International Competition 2: Documentary films

«People of the Wasteland», dir. Heba Khaled, Germany/Syria, 2018, 21 min.

«Distant Constellation», dir. Shevaun Mizrahi, USA/Turkey/ The Netherlands, 2017, 82 min.

04:45 pm

IPMS – 2018. Anniversary Programme

«Special Battalion»,  dir. Mikhail Litvyakov,  Documentary, USSR, 1975, 19 min.

«The Greatest Test»,  dir. Irina Kalinina, Documentary, USSR,  1983, 18 min.

«Tamara Chistyakova»,  dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Documentary, USSR,1977, 19 min.

«Our Friend Maxim»,  dir. Irina Kalinina, Documentary, USSR,  1973, 19 min.

«Viktor Astafyev»,  dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Documentary, USSR, 1984, 28 min.

07:00 pm

Nordic Documentary Films

«Perkele 2 – Images from Finland», dir.Jorn Donner, Documentary,  Finland, 2017, 93 min.

09:00 pm

International Competition 4: Documentary films

«Mrs.Fang», dir. Wang Bing, China/France/Germany, 2017, 86 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 5

Alexander Park 4

03:15 pm

Panorama.doc

«On Her Shoulders», dir. Alexandria Bombach, Documentary, USA, 2017, 94 min.

05:20 pm

Superreal cinema

«3 Days in Quiberon», dir. Emily Atef, Feature film, Germany/France/Austria, 2018, 115 min.

07:30 pm

In Silico 1

«Song For Europe», dir. John Smith, UK, 2017, 4 min.

«The Hymns of Muscovy», dir. Dimitri Venkov, Russia, 2018, 14 min.

«Armageddon 2», dir. Corey Hughes, Cuba/USA, 2017, 6 min.

«Black Line», dir. Mark Olexa, Francesca Scalisi, Switzerland, 2017, 10 min.

«Arr.for a Scene», dir. Jonna Kina, Finland, 2017, 5 min.

«A Plastic Bottle’s Stair Dance», dir. Mikhail Basov, Russia, 2018, 5 min.

«Three Casualties», dir. Jens Pecho, Germany, 2017, 7 min.

«Microcosmo», dir. Tommaso Fagioli, Italy, 2018, 15 min.

«Hiwa», dir. Jacqueline Lentzou, Greece, 2016, 11 min.

09:30 pm

Jem Cohen: A Retrospective

«Museum Hours», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, Austria/USA, 2012, 107 min.

 

Lenfilm Cinema

10 Kamennoostrovsky Prospect

07:00 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 1

«Sings of Life», dir. Natalya Kasyanova,  Russia, 2018, 52 min.

«Uncle Sasha, or One Flew over Russia», dir. Tatyana Soboleva,  Russia, 2017, 58 min.

09:00 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 2

«The Northerners», dir. Ilya Povolotsky,  Russia, 2017, 28 min.

«New Moscow», dir. Tamara Dondurei, Documentary,  Russia, 2018, 18 min.

«Camp on a Wind’s Road», dir. Natalia Kharlamova,  Russia, 2018, 60 min.

 

Aurora Cinema Centre

60, Nevsky pr

07:30 pm

Superreal cinema

«Three Faces», dir. Jafar Panahi, Feature film, Iran, 2018, 100 min.

 

Rodina Cinema Centre. Hall 2

12, Karavannaya

07:00 pm

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television: Marking 100 Years

«Rock ‘n’ Roller», dir. Vlad Kovalyov,  Documentary, Russia, 2017, 18 min.

«F5», dir. Timofei Zhalnin, Short Fiction   Russia,2012, 35 min.

«Olympic Track», dir. Roman Duneshenko, Documentary, Russia, 2014, 7 min.

«The Tambourine of the Upper World», dir. Tatyana Pertseva, Short Fiction ,  Russia, 2015, 27 min.

«24 Hours», dir. Alyona Abdrakhmanova, Short Fiction ,  Russia, 2017, 23 min.

«Medvezhya Gora», dir. Vagenak Balayan, Short Fiction , Russia, 2014, 23 min.

«Motaur», dir. Kristina Gazaryan, Documentary,Russia,  2015, 16 min.

 

Russian Museum Multimedia Centre

8 Inzhenernaya St.

04:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Oscar», dir. Evgeny Tsymbal, Alexander Smolyansky, Documentary, Russia/Germany/France, 2018, 90 min.

 

St. Petersburg School of New Cinema

92/1 Griboedov Canal, room 4

07:00 pm

Open lecture

«The Unburied Blockade», Lyubov Arkus, film critic; director; founder and editor-in-chief of Séance; founder and editor-in-chief of the Chapaev educational portal

 

KGallery

24, Fontanka River Embankment

07:00 pm

Opening of the Exhibition «Jem Cohen. Permanent Ghost».

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television

13 Ulitsa Pravdy

10:45 am

Master-class by Patrick Buhr is a media artist and animator from Cologne and a participant in the In Silico experimental film competition

 

September 19

Wednesday

 

Velikan Park. Hall 1

Alexander Park 4

09:00 pm

Superreal cinema

«Loro», dir. Paolo Sorrentino, Feature film, Italy/France, 2018, 157 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 2

Alexander Park 4

03:00  pm

International Competition 9: Documentary films

«The Good Education», dir. Gu Yu, France, 2017, 30  min.

«Brazil_14», dir. Alan Durand, France, 2017, 24  min.

«Gharshelegh», dir. Reza Gholami-Motlagh, Iran, 2018, 52  min.

05:20 pm

International Competition 10: Documentary films

«White Mama», dir.Evgenia Ostanina,  Zosya Rodkevich, Russia, 2018, 97 min.

07:40 pm

International Competition: Animation

«Oh God», dir. Betina Bozek, Poland, 2017, 4 min.

«A Love Letter to the One I Made Up», dir. Rachel Gutgarts, Israel, 2017, 6 min.

«Mermaids and Rhinos», dir. Viktoria Traub, Hungary, 2018, 15 min.

«Marfa», dir. Greg and Myles McLeod, UK, 2017, 8 min.

«Fest», dir. Nikita Diakur, Germany, 2018, 3 min.

«Mitya’s Love», dir. Svetlana Filippova, Russia, 2018, 14 min.

«Sowing», dir. Maryna Miliushchanka, Germany, 2018, 8 min.

«Undergrowth», dir.Laura White, UK, 2018, 6 min.

«The Call», dir. Anca Damian, Romania, 2018, 10 min.

«FAGS», dir. Alexis Vandersmissen, Belgium, 2017, 6 min.

«Travelogue Tel Aviv», dir. Pattey Samuel, Swizerland, 2017, 6 min.

«How to Pain Your Rainbow», dir. Erick Oh, USA, 2018, 2 min.

«III», dir. Marta Pajek, Poland, 2018, 12 min.

09:45 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Eyes Orson Welles», dir. Mark Cousins,  Documentary, UK, 2018, 115 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 3

Alexander Park 4

02:45  pm

National Competition of Documentary films 5

«King Lear», dir. Denis Klebleyev,  Russia, 2017, 56 min.

«The Wolf and the Seven Kids»,dir. Elena Gutkina, Genrikh Ignatov,  Russia, 2017, 52 min.

05:30 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 6

«Holera», dir. Svetlana Chernikova, Russia, 2018, 15 min.

«Fatei and the Sea», dir.  Alina Rudnitskaya^ Sergey Vinokurov,  Russia, 2018, 70 min.

07:50 pm

International Competition 6

«A Life from Death», dir. Tuuli Teelahti, Documentary, Finland, 2017, 20 min.

«A Woman captured», dir. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, Documentary, Hungary/Germany, 2017, 89 min.

10:00 pm

International Competition 7: Documentary films

«Koka, the Butcher», dir. Bence Mate, Germany, 2018, 38 min.

«Infinite Football», dir. Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania, 2018, 70 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 4

Alexander Park 4

02:30 pm

International Competition 5: Documentary films

«A God’s Shadow», dir. Bernhard Hetzenauer, Mexico/Austria/Germany, 2017, 20 min.

«The Bony Lady», dir. Thiago Zanato, Andriana Barbosa, USA/Brazil/Mexico, 2018, 20 min.

«Skip Day, dir. Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan, USA, 2018, 17 min.

«Behind our Eyes», dir. Anton Bialas, France, 2018, 46 min.

04:45 pm

IPMS – 2018. Anniversary Programme

«Somewhere North of Tierra del Fuego», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov,  Documentary, USSR,

1990, 18  min.

«Listen to a Fairytale», dir. Irina Kalinina, Mikhail Litvyakov,  Documentary, USSR, 1971, 9  min.

«Zenit’s Gold», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov,  Documentary, USSR,  1985, 18  min.

«There Are Such Occasions», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov,  Documentary, USSR,  1977, 18  min.

«Recollections of Pavlovsk», dir. Irina Kalinina,  Documentary, USSR,  1983, 28  min.

07:00 pm

Nordic Documentary Films

«69 Minutes of  86 Days», dir. Egil Haskjold Larsen, Norway, 2017, 69 min.

09:00 pm

Jem Cohen: A Retrospective

«World Without End», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA/UK, 57  min.

10:40 pm

Special Screenings

«Gaivoronsky: Visions Fugitives», dir. Vladimir Nepevny,  Documentary, Russia, 2018, 52 min.

Velikan Park. Hall 5

Alexander Park 4

03:15 pm

Superreal cinema

«The Angel», dir. Luis Ortega,  Feature film, Argentina/Spain, 2018, 118 min.

05:45 pm

Special Screenings

«Crystal swan», dir. Darya Zhuk, Feature film, Belarus/Germany/USA/Russia, 2018, 92 min.

08:00  pm

In Silico 2

«Stains and Scratches», dir. Deimantas Narkevicius, Lithuania, 2017, 8 min.

«The Train, The Forest», dir. Patrick Buhr, Germany, 2017, 3 min.

«Beyond Action», dir. Ana Rodrigues Leon, Spain, 2018, 5 min.

«Wishing Well», dir. Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany, 2018, 13 min.

«Visit», dir. Berangere Crespi, France, 2018, min.

«Monument of Distance», dir. Azar Saiyar, Finland, 2018, 7 min.

«Ulysses», dir. Cao Shu, China, 2017, 11 min.

«The Stream VIII», dir.  Hiroya Sakurai, Japan, 2017, 7 min.

«Hibernation», dir. Bieke Depoortet, Mattias De Craene, Belgium/Germany, 2017, 9 min.

«September», dir.  Nari Shin, South Korea, 2017, 14 min.

10:00 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

«Cinétracts»: №8,9, France, 1968, 6 min.

«Just Great», dir. Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, France, 1972, 95 min.

 

Lenfilm Cinema

10 Kamennoostrovsky Prospect

09:00 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 3

«Nothing Personal», dir. Yevgeny Milykh,  Russia, 2018, 39 min.

«Hermit», dir. Artyom Moskalyov,  Russia, 2018, 67 min.

04:30 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 4

«For Russia, For Faith», dir.Alexis Zelensky, France/Brazil/Russia, 2018, 39 min. (Russian premiere)

«Songs for Kit», dir. Ruslan Fedotov, Russia/Belorussia, 2017, 56 min.

 

Aurora Cinema Centre

60, Nevsky pr

07:30 pm

Superreal cinema

«Happy as Lazzaro», dir. Alice Rohrwacher, Feature film, Italy/Switzerland/France/Germany, 2018, 125 min.

 

Rodina Cinema Centre. Hall 2

12, Karavannaya

07:00  pm

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television: Marking 100 Years

«Asya», dir. Daniella Rybakyan,  Short Fiction, Russia, 2017, 30 min.

«It’s Personal», dir. Andrei Noskov, Short Fiction, Russia, 2014, 37 min.

«The Theme», dir. Ilya Mikheyev, Documentary, Russia, 2017, 20 min.

«The Last Tram», dir. Evgeny Cherepanov, Short Fiction, Russia, 2015, 15 min.

«Returning Home», dir. Yulia Slysh, Short Fiction, Russia, 2014, 22 min.

 

St. Petersburg School of New Cinema

92/1 Griboedov Canal, room 4

07:00 pm

Open lecture

«The Questions of ‘How?’ and ‘What For?’ in Contemporary Cinema: The Evolution of Meaning in Connection with Changing Priorities in Society», Yuri Klavdiev, playwright and screenwriter.

 

KGallery

24, Fontanka River Embankment

11:00 am-08:00 pm The Exhibition «Jem Cohen. Permanent Ghost»

 

Poryadok Slov Bookstore

15, emb. Fontanka riv.

07:30 pm

SMS from the Central African Republic: “The World is Wonderful in Its Idiotic Diversity”.  An Anthology of Aleksandr Rastoguev’s unfinished Films

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television

13 Ulitsa Pravdy

10:45 am

Master-class by Dmitry Venkov is a Russian director and media artist and a participant in the In Silico experimental film competition.

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture

2, Dvortsovaya emb.

07:00 pm

Special Screenings

«VovaNina», dir. Natalia Nazarova, Documentary, Russia,  2017, 70 min.

 

September 20

Thursday

 

Velikan Park. Hall 1

Alexander Park 4

07:30 pm

Special Screenings

«Maria by Callas», dir. Tom Volf, Documentary, France, 2017, 113 min.

Special guest – Fanny Ardant

10:00 pm

Superreal cinema

«Dogman», dir. Matteo Garonne, Feature film, Italy/France, 2018, 102 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 2

Alexander Park 4

03:00 pm

International Competition: Short Fiction 1

«Matria», dir. Alvaro Gago, Spain, 2017, 20 min.

«Fear», dir. Malika Musaeva, Germany, 2018, 14 min.

«Stay Ups», dir. Joanna Rytel, Sweden, 2017, 11 min.

«Blackjack», dir. Lora Mure-Ravaud, Switzerland/France, 2017, 22 min.

«Calendar», dir. Igor Poplaukhin, Russia, 2017, 29 min.

05:20 pm

International Competition: Short Fiction 2

«I Will Always Love You, Conny», dir. Amanda Kernell, Sweden, 2017, 30 min.

«All These Creatures», dir. Charles Williams, Australia, 2018, 13 min.

«We», dir. Jeong Hae-seong, South Korea, 2018, 26 min.

«Amor, Avenidas Novas», dir. Duarte Coimbra, Portugal, 2018, 20 min.

07:40 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Next Guardian», dir. Arun Bhattarai, Dorottya Zurbo,  Documentary , Hungary/The Netherland, 2017, 74 min.

09:30 pm

Jem Cohen: A Retrospective

«Instrument», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 1999, 115  min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 3

Alexander Park 4

02:45 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Price of Everything», dir. Nathaniel Kahn, Documentary, USA, 2017, 98  min.

05:00 pm

Panorama.doc

«I See Red People», dir. Bojina Panayotova, Documentary, Bulgaria/France, 2018, 83 min.

07:20 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

«Cinétracts»: №12,3, France, 1968, 6 min.

«In the Intense Now», dir. João Moreira Salles, Documentary, Brazil, 2017, 127 min.

10:10 pm

International Competition 9: Documentary films

«The Good Education», dir. Gu Yu, France, 2017, 30  min.

«Brazil_14», dir. Alan Durand, France, 2017, 24  min.

«Gharshelegh», dir. Reza Gholami-Motlagh, Iran, 2018, 52  min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 4

Alexander Park 4

02:30 pm

International Competition 8: Documentary films

«Sisters», dir. Michal Hytros, Poland, 2017, min.

«Dramatic and Mild», dir. Nastya Korkia, Russia, 2018, 6 min.

«Out of the Gardens», dir. Quimu Casalprim, Germany, 2018, 82 min.

04:45 pm

IPMS – 2018. Anniversary Programme

«These Troubled Student Days», dir. Mikhail Litvyakov, Irina Kalinina,  Documentary, USSR, 1973, 58 min.

«Message to Man», dir. Irina Kalinina,  Documentary, USSR, 1989, 39 min.

07:00 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Eyes Orson Welles», dir. Mark Cousins,  Documentary, UK, 2018, 115 min.

09:10  pm

Observing the Observer

«Spectrator», dir. Mike Hoolboom, Canada, 2017, 6 min.

«Incident Reports», dir. Mike Hoolboom, Canada,  2016, 70 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 5

Alexander Park 4

03:10 pm

Superreal cinema

«I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians», dir. Radu Jude, Feature film, romania/Czech Republic/France/Bulgaria/Germany, 2018, 140 min.

05:45 pm

Special Screenings

«The Case», реж. Vera Krichevskaya, Documentary, Russia,  2018, 117 min.

08:10 pm

Superreal cinema

«Three Faces», dir. Jafar Panahi, Feature film, Iran, 2018, 100 min.

10:10 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Work», dir. Jairus McLeary,  Documentary, USA, 2017, 89 min.

 

Lenfilm Cinema

10 Kamennoostrovsky Prospect

07:00  pm

National Competition of Documentary films 5

«King Lear», dir. Denis Klebleyev,  Russia, 2017, 56 min.

«The Wolf and the Seven Kids»,dir. Elena Gutkina, Genrikh Ignatov,  Russia, 2017, 52 min.

09:00 pm

National Competition of Documentary films 6

«Holera», dir. Svetlana Chernikova,  Russia, 2018, 15 min.

«Fatei and the Sea», dir.  Alina Rudnitskaya, Sergey Vinokurov,  Russia, 2018, 70 min.

 

Rodina Cinema Centre. Hall 2

12, Karavannaya

07:00 pm

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television: Marking 100 Years

«The Lake», dir. Daria Blokhina,  Documentary, Russia, 2016, 26 min.

«Conversation», dir. Anastasia Novikova, Documentary,  Russia, 2015, 21 min.

«Moscow Express», dir. Artyom Antonov, Short Fiction,  Russia, 2003, 30 min.

«Hardcore», dir. Oleg Urakin, Short Fiction ,  Russia, 2017, 24 min.

«Thank God, I’m a Dog», dir. Ekaterina Presnyakova,  Short Fiction , Russia, 2016, 10 min.

«Family Offline», dir. Georgy Porotov, Short Fiction ,  Russia, 2015, 20 min.

 

Lendoc Film Studio

12, Kryukov canal emb.

07:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Into_nation of Big Odessa», dir. Alexander Brunkovskiy,  Documentary, Russia/Ukraine, 2018, 103 min.

 

St. Petersburg School of New Cinema

92/1 Griboedov Canal, room 4

07:00 pm

Open lecture

«The Unconditionality of the Visual Veracity of New Cinema»,  Aleksandr Burov, cinematographer

 

KGallery

24, Fontanka River Embankment

11:00 am -08:00 pm The Exhibition «Jem Cohen. Permanent Ghost»

 

Poryadok Slov Bookstore

15, emb. Fontanka riv.

07:30 pm

Special Screening of the film Calendar and a Meeting with the Creators of the Film

The showing will be followed by a discussion of the film, with the participation of:

-Igor Poplaukhin, director

-Konstantin Shavlovsky and Sasha Akhmadshchina, producers

-Irina Salikova, actress

-Kirill Kukushkin, actor

-Gala Samoilova, actress

-Evgeniya Myakisheva, costumes

-Elena Indrulinas, casting director

09:30  pm

Special screening of What Is This Film Called Love? and Meeting with Director Mark Cousins

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television

13 Ulitsa Pravdy

10:45 am

Master-class by Mike Hoolboom – The special guest of the Observing the Observer program will be Canadian director, video artist, curator, and writer

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture

2, Dvortsovaya emb.

07:00  pm

Special Screenings

«I Love You», dir. Alexandr Rastorguev, Pavel Kostomarov, 2011, 80 min.

 

St.Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design

13, Solyanoy lane

07:00 pm

Special Screenings

«VovaNina», dir. Natalia Nazarova, Documentary, Russia,  2017, 70 min.

The showing will be with the participation of Natalia Nazarova and Sergey Zernov, general director of Gorkiy Film Studio

 

September 21

Friday

 

Closing ceremony of the 28th Message to Man International Film Festival

«Message to Man».

05.30 pm – Velikan Park. Hall 1

Closing Film 

08:00 pm Music Hall

Alexander Park 4

Closing ceremony

 

Velikan Park. Hall 2

Alexander Park 4

03:30 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Next Guardian», dir. Arun Bhattarai, Dorottya Zurbo,  Documentary, Hungary/The Netherland, 2017, 74 min.

07:45 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

«Cinétracts»: №26,27, France, 1968, 6 min.

«Paris Is A Moveable Feast – a Film in 18 waves», dir.  Sylvain George, Documentary, France, 2017, 95 min.

09:50 pm

Panorama.doc

«Оf Fathers and Sons», dir. Talal Derki,  Documentary, Germany/Syria/Lebanon/Qatar, 2017, 98 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 3

Alexander Park 4

03:00 pm

International Competition: Animation

«Oh God», dir. Betina Bozek, Poland, 2017, 4 min.

«A Love Letter to the One I Made Up», dir. Rachel Gutgarts, Israel, 2017, 6 min.

«Mermaids and Rhinos», dir. Viktoria Traub, Hungary, 2018, 15 min.

«Marfa», dir. Greg and Myles McLeod, UK, 2017, 8 min.

«Fest», dir. Nikita Diakur, Germany, 2018, 3 min.

«Mitya’s Love», dir. Svetlana Filippova, Russia, 2018, 14 min.

«Sowing», dir. Maryna Miliushchanka, Germany, 2018, 8 min.

«Undergrowth», dir.Laura White, UK, 2018, 6 min.

«The Call», dir. Anca Damian, Romania, 2018, 10 min.

«FAGS», dir. Alexis Vandersmissen, Belgium, 2017, 6 min.

«Travelogue Tel Aviv», dir. Pattey Samuel, Swizerland, 2017, 6 min.

«How to Pain Your Rainbow», dir. Erick Oh, USA, 2018, 2 min.

«III», dir. Marta Pajek, Poland, 2018, 12 min.

05:15 pm

International Competition: Short fiction films 2

«I Will Always Love You, Conny», dir. Amanda Kernell, Sweden, 2017, 30 min.

«All These Creatures», dir. Charles Williams, Australia, 2018, 13 min.

«We», dir. Jeong Hae-seong, South Korea, 2018, 26 min.

«Amor, Avenidas Novas», dir. Duarte Coimbra, Portugal, 2018, 20 min.

07:20 pm

International Competition: Short fiction films 1

«Matria», dir. Alvaro Gago, Spain, 2017, 20 min.

«Fear», dir. Malika Musaeva, Germany, 2018, 14 min.

«Stay Ups», dir. Joanna Rytel, Sweden, 2017, 11 min.

«Blackjack», dir. Lora Mure-Ravaud, Switzerland/France, 2017, 22 min.

«Calendar», dir. Igor Poplaukhin, Russia, 2017, 29 min.

09:30 pm

International Competition 10: Documentary films

«White Mama», dir.Evgenia Ostanina,  Zosya Rodkevich, Russia, 2018, 97 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 4

Alexander Park 4

08:00 pm

Superreal cinema

«Shoplifters», dir. Hirokazu Kore-Eda, Feature film,  Japan, 2018, 121 min.

 

Velikan Park. Hall 5

Alexander Park 4

03:15 pm

Panorama.doc

«The Work», dir. Jairus McLeary,  Documentary, USA, 2017, 89 min.

05:15 pm

Superreal cinema

«Dogman», dir. Matteo Garonne, Feature film, Italy/France, 2018, 102 min.

07:30 pm

Jem Cohen: A Retrospective

«Night Scene New York», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 2009, 10  min.

«Lost Book Found»,  dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 1996, 37  min.

«Long for the City»,  dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA,2008, 9  min.

«Little Flags», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 2000, 6  min.

«NYC Weights and Measures», dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 2006, 6  min.

«Birth of a Nation»,  dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 20017, 9  min.

«This Climate»,  dir. Jem Cohen, Documentary, USA, 2017,  min.

09:40 pm

Superreal cinema

«Happy as Lazzaro», dir. Alice Rohrwacher, Feature film, Italy/Switzerland/France/Germany, 2018, 125 min.

 

Lendoc Film Studio

12, Kryukov canal emb.

07:00 pm

Special Screenings

«Heavenly Jester», dir. Sergei Lando,  Documentary, Russia, 2017, 88 min.

 

KGallery

24, Fontanka River Embankment

11:00 am-20:00 pm The Exhibition «Jem Cohen. Permanent Ghost»

 

Poryadok Slov Bookstore

15, emb. Fontanka riv.

07:30 pm

Special Screening of Mike Hoolboom’s Short Films and a Meeting with the Director

 

St. Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television

13 Ulitsa Pravdy

10:45 am

Master-class by Mikhail Basov, Russian media artist and participant in the In Silico experimental film competition

 

September 22

Saturday

 

Velikan Park. Hall 1

Alexander Park 4

05:15 pm

Closing Film

07:30 pm

Winners of Int Comp – The Grand Prix

 

Velikan Park. Hall 5

Alexander Park 4

03:00 pm

Winners of National Competition

05:00 pm

Winners of International Competition

 

St. Petersburg School of New Cinema

92/1 Griboedov Canal, room 4

06:00 pm

Open lecture

«The ‘00s are Over: The Search for a New Language—Themes, Stories, Visuals»,  Dmitry Mamuliya, director, screenwriter, artistic director of the Moscow School of New Cinema and the St. Petersburg School of New Cinema

 

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences

58-60 Galernaya St, room 152

10:00 am-06:00 pm

Academic conference «Resistance: 1968—2018»

07:00-09:00 pm  

Screening and Discussion of Learning Film Group’s videos «Vysochany Congress» and «Grenelle Agreements» with group’s memebers Ilya Budraitskis and Nikolay Oleynikov

 

KGallery

24, Fontanka River Embankment

12:00-18:00 pm

The Exhibition «Jem Cohen. Permanent Ghost»

 

Poryadok Slov Bookstore

15, emb. Fontanka riv.

19:30 pm  

Special screening of the film The Gravity Hill Newsreels (Occupy Wall Street) and a Meeting with the Director Jem Cohen

 

September 23

Sunday

 

KGallery

24, Fontanka River Embankment

12:00-06:00 pm

The Exhibition «Jem Cohen. Permanent Ghost»

 

Poryadok Slov Bookstore

15, emb. Fontanka riv.

17:00 pm

Resistance: 1968-2018

Screening and Discussion of Chris Marker’s Film Grin Without a Cat


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