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International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries “Pacific Meridian”, Vladivostok

"Pacific Meridian" International Film Festival
49, Svetlanskaya Street
690091 Vladivostok
phone +7 (423) 230-20-74
fax +7-4232-413116
email: office@pacificmeridianfest.ru

General & Art Director
Mr YefimZvenyatsky

Program Director
Mr Yury Goncharov

Year of Foundation 2003

Event Date from 13 September 2019 till 19 September 2019

in Vladivostok, Russia

Sections Competitions for features and shorts (up to 30 min);
Non Competitive Sections: Panorama, Russian Cinema, Special Screenings, Retrospective Screenings of World Cinema Masters, Seminars and workshops

Terms of Entry Competition:
Only films from the Asian Pacific Region or in co-production with a country of the Asian Pacific Region and finished after 1 January 2018 can participate in the competition.
The competition can include films that were screened before at other film festivals.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP, HD

Registration Deadline 20 June 2019

Fees none

Attendance Figures 35,000

Participants of the Film Industry 120 film industry professionals

Prizes/Awards The Best Feature Award;
The Best Short Film Award;
The Best Director Award;
The Best Actor Award;
The Best Actress Award;
The Special Jury Award;
Award from the Governor of Primorsky territory - “9 288 km”;
The Audience Award;
‘Yul Brynner’ Award
Special awards from the Festival partners (Prize FIPRESCI, Prize NETPAC)

German Films


Opening Films
HAPPY AS LAZZARO by Alice Rohrwacher (IT/DE/FR/CH, Pola Pandora)

Competition (Feature)
TRIPOLI CANCELLED by Naeem Mohaiemmen (GR/DE/GB)

CRYSTAL SWAN by Darya Zhuk (BY/US/RU/DE, Birgit Gernböck Produktion)

Moving Forward
THEATRE OF WAR by Lola Arias (AR/ES/DE, Sutor Kolonko)

Documentary Screen. Images of Today
EXTINCTION by Salomé Lamas (PT/DE, Mengamuk Films)
WHY ARE WE CREATIVE? by Hermann Vaske (Emotional Network Production)

Family Time
THE SWAN by Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir (IS/DE/EE, Junafilm)
SUPA MODO by Likrion Wainaina (DE/KE, One Fine Day Films)
MY BROTHER’S NAME IS ROBERT AND HE IS AN IDIOT (MEIN BRUDER HEISST ROBERT UND IST EIN IDIOT) by Philip Gröning (DE/FR/CH, Philip Gröning Filmproduktion, Bavaria Film, Bavaria Pictures)

Retrospectives, Ingmar Bergman
AUTUMN SONATA (HERBSTSONATE) by Ingmar Bergman (FR/DE/SE/GB, Persona Film)

In the Open. Short Films. Alchemists
32-RBIT by Victor Orozco Ramirez (DE/MX)

Number of Films Shown 184 films from 36 countries (in 2014)

Media Coverage More than 60 journalists both local and international including Variety and Screen International.

Evaluation The Festival takes place every year. The festival organizes workshops, master classes, Meet-the-Audience sessions, retrospective screenings of the world film masterpieces and a festival village etc.

Services The festival covers all insurance and storage costs during the festival and all shipment costs for the film prints selected for the festival. The festival covers a round-trip ticket and a 7-day stay in Vladivostok for representatives of films participating in the Festival competition.

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