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Flahertiana Forum has selected participants

The organizers of Flahertiana Forum training and pitching have completed the selection of participants. 14 projects of future films will be presented to European and Russian producers in Perm from 12 to 17 of December.

Russian filmmaker Denis Kleleleev, Estonian producer and founder of Baltic Film Production Marianna Kaat, German director and producer Frank Muller and Polish producer Dorota Roszkowska will be the tutors helping the participants to finalize their presentations. Participants, Russian directors and producers, will present their film projects about the beginning of the career of playwright Ivan Vyrypaev, about the Moscow street artist Pasha 183 aka the "Russian Banksy", about "mass chipization" and other stories.

Among the selected projects, there are two films by Perm directors: Shodatay by Kapitolina Dolgikh about 16-year-old gypsy Dana and My Little Berlin by Galina Krasnoborova about Karin, a daughter of a German prisoner of war, going to Solikamsk to learn the story of her father's life and death.

 Full list of the projects:

It's Hot in the Arctic, 90 min., dir. Sergey Dogorov, prod. Irina Vasilieva

Buried and Forgotten, 60 min., dir. Konstantin Selin, prod. Semen Lebin

The Land of Great Opportunities, 90 min., dir. Andrey Ananin, prod. Daria Fedotova

Irkutsk of Ivan Vyrypaev, 70 min., dir. Anastasiya Zverkova, prod. Yuriy Yashnikov

Ice Queen, 72 min., dir. Ekaterina Kurek, prod. Maxim Savchenko

What If I Don’t Die?, 80 min., dir. Elena Laskari, prod. Evgeny Kokusev

My Little Berlin, 52 min., dir. Galina Krasnoborova

People’s Hero, 75 min., dir. Vladimir Golovnev

Carrying the Light, a Camera and a Bolt Cutter, 80 min., dir. Ripsime Grigoryan, prod. Natalia Zhogova

Peli-island, 60 min., dir. Nadezhda Dorofeeva

Against the Wind, 26 – 70 min., dir. Daniyal Isakaev, prod. Tatiana Soboleva

Shodatay, 60 min., dir. Kapitolina Dolgikh, prod. Olga Averkieva

Three meals a day, 70 min., dir. Aleksey Sukhovey, prod. Natalia Zhogova

Chip Inside Me, 60 min., dir. Julia Kiseleva, prod. Julia Kiseleva, Svetlana Bondareva, Olga Shaposhnikova

The pitching and training are planned to be held offline. For all possible changes, the organizers will contact the participants personally.

Over the last three years, Flahertiana Forum has presented 77 projects to European producers and experts, of which 16 have already been completed and shown to the audience, including The Last Year by Zaka Abdrakhmanova and Resuscitation by Stanislav Stavinov and Andrey Timoshchenko, which participated in the competition programs of Flahertiana last year.

Flahertiana Forum is held on the initiative of IDFF Flahertiana, GKBUK «Permskaya Sinemateka», Perm Filmmakers Union, and is supported by the Ministry of Culture of Perm Krai.