Yuri Pivovarov

was born in Zelenograd in 1990. After school, he studied for three years at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Russian State University for the Humanities. Since 2013, he has been working as an assistant cameraman in the film industry. In 2018-2019 – student of the School of Documentary Films of Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov.


The secretary of Ideology, 2019.
Special Jury Mention to encourage a young director who depicted an uncommon character and offered a dual glimpse into USSR's ideological heritage and Russia's political present

The Secretary of Ideology (18+)

Russia, 2019, 50 min.
Director: Yuri Pivovarov
Ивану Комендантову всего 16 лет. Но он уже секретарь по идеологии Сталинградского районного комитета комсомола Москвы. Ване хочется быстрее стать взрослым, поэтому он с энтузиазмом берется за любую задачу: будь то подъем мировой экономики или спецзадание по соблазнению девушки.


Laurel Branch National Award (2019) – Best Debut.

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