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Message to Man International Film Festival

29th Edition

Message to Man International Film Festival

where:Saint-Petersburg (Russia)
when:September 14th - 29th, 2019
address:Griboedov Canal Embankment, 27, room 3-H
191186 Saint-Petersburg
Russia
tel:+7-911-748-54-28
email:info@message2man.com
website:message2man.com/
deadline:May 31st, 2019
entry form:Submission at FilmFreeway.com

Message to Man is one of the oldest and best known film festivals in Russia. Many great fillmmakers have been our guests, participants and members of the jury: Erwin Leiser, Tonino Guerra, Volker Schlöndorff, Agnès Varda, Godfrey Reggio, Emir Kusturica, Isabelle Huppert, Werner Herzog, Zbigniew Rybczyński, Ulrich Gregor, Leo Hurwicz, Gerrit van Dijk, Mira Nair, Alexander Sokurov, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Ulrich Seidl, Semih Kaplanoglu, Abdellatif Kechiche, Bill Plympton, Brillante Mendoza, Alice Rohrwacher, Pietro Marcello, Vincent Pérez, Nastassja Kinski, Alan Berliner, Niko von Glasow, Helena Trestíková, Marina Goldovskaya, Victor Kossakovsky, Garri Bardin, Sergey Dvortsevoy, Sergei Loznitsa, Vitaly Mansky among others.
Awards & Prizes:
International Competition
• Golden Centaur Grand Prix and USD 3000 for best film*
• Centaur Prize and USD 1000 for best full-length documentary film
• Centaur Prize and USD 1000 for best short documentary film
• Centaur Prize and USD 1000 for best short fiction film
• Centaur Prize and USD 1000 for best short animated film
• Centaur Prize and USD 1000 for best debut film**
In Silico International Competition of Experimental Films
• Centaur Prize and USD 1000 for best experimental film
National competition
• Centaur Prize and RUB 30000 for best full-length documentary film
• Centaur Prize and RUB 30000 for best short documentary film
• Centaur Prize and RUB 20000 for best debut film**
Rules & Terms
• International Competition includes:
- Full-length documentary films (from 40 to 120 minutes)
- Short documentary films (up to 40 minutes)
- Short and animated films (up to 30 minutes)
• In Silico International Competition of Experimental Films includes:
- Short experimental films (no longer than 15 minutes) in any genre, which are technically suitable for screening in a regular cinema.
• National Competition of Documentary Films includes:
Documentary films up to 120 minutes by Russian directors, or co-produced by Russian producers.

2017
2016
2015
  • 9x10 novanta by Marco Bonfanti, Claudio Giovannesi, Alina Marazzi, Pietro Marcello, Sara Fgaier, Giovanni Piperno, Costanza Quatriglio, Paola Randi, Alice Rohrwacher, Roland Sejko: Tribute to Pietro Marcello

  • Heavenly Body by Alice Rohrwacher: Special Screening

  • Lost and Beautiful by Pietro Marcello: Tribute to Pietro Marcello

  • The Mouth of the Wolf by Pietro Marcello: Tribute to Pietro Marcello

  • The Other side by Roberto Minervini: International Competition

  • Il Silenzio di Pelesjan by Pietro Marcello: Tribute to Pietro Marcello

2014
2013
  • Ring people by Alfredo Covelli: International competition

2012
2011
2008