Festival Calendar

Minsk International Film Festival Listapad

Minsk International Film Festival
25A Nezavisimosti ve., #40
220030 Minsk
Belarus
phone +375 17 321 24 77
fax +375 17 321 24 77
http://www.listapad.com

Festival Director
Mrs. Anzhela Krashevskaya

Feature Film Program Director
Mr. Igor Soukmanov
minskiff@gmail.com

Documentary Film Program Director
Mrs. Irina Demyanova
idemyanova@yandex.by

Year of Foundation 1994

Event Date from 02 November 2018 till 09 November 2018

in Minsk, Belarus

Sections Feature Films Competition comprises:

Main Feature Films Competition (no less than 12 films produced in the Former USSR countries and former Socialist Bloc countries participate in the Main Feature Films Competition)

Feature Films Competition “Youth on the March” (no less than 8 most outstanding debut films (the first or the second full-length film in the director’s filmography) from all over the world participate in the Young Directors Competition “Youth on the March”)

Documentary Films Competition comprises:

Main Documentary Films Competition (15-25 films produced in the Former USSR countries and the former Socialist Bloc countries participate in the Main Documentary Films Competition)

1st - 2nd Documentary Film Competition - National Film Schools Competition: DVD format allowed; Representatives of no less than 6 film schools from all over the world participate in this section.

Children and Youth Films Competition “Listapadzik”

National Competition

Retrospectives, Focus sections on specific countries

Category Feature, Documentary

Terms of Entry Only the films produced for the last two years may participate in the Festival.
Prior screenings are accepted for the Festival.

Genre Children & Youth

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format 35 mm, DCP

Registration Deadline 09 September 2018

Fees none

Attendance Figures 30,000

Participants of the Film Industry 37

Prizes/Awards The International Jury of the Main Competition of feature films gives the following awards:
• Grand-Prix “Golden Listapad”;
• Award for Best Director ;
• Yury Marukhin Memorial Award for Best Cinematography;
• Special Jury Award (awarded in accordance with the Jury's decision)

The International Jury of the Competition “Youth on the March” gives the following awards:
• Victor Turov Memorial Award for Best Film in “Youth on the March” Feature Film Competition.

The International Jury of the 1st-2nd Directors Documentary Films Competition gives the following award:
• Award for Best 1st-2nd Documentary Film
The International Jury of Children and Youth Films Competition “Listapadzik” gives the following awards:
• Award for Best Film for Children
• Award for Best Film for Youth
• Award for Best Young Actor or Actress
• Award for Best Adult Actor in Children’s film

“Golden “Listapadzik” Award” is given following the results of the audience vote.

The International Film Critics Jury gives the following awards:
• Listapad Silver Award for Art as Phenomenon
• Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
• Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
• Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
• Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

German Films

2016


Main Feature Film Competition
ANISHOARA von Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu (DE/MD, Weydemann Bros., DFFB)

Feature Films Competition "Youth on the March"
THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI by Juho Kuosmanen (FI/DE/SE, One Two Films)
THE INTERROGATION by Erez Pery (IL/DE, Film Base Berlin)
ZOOLOGY by Ivan I. Tverdovsky (RU/FR/DE, MovieBrats Pictures)

Main Documentary Film Competition
AUSTERLITZ by Sergei Loznitsa (Imperativ Film)
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM by Žiga Virc (SI/HR/DE/CZ/QA, Sutor Kolonko)
TIME WILL TELL (ALLES ANDERE ZEIGT DIE ZEIT) by Andreas Voigt (À Jour Film)
UKRAINIAN SHERIFFS by Roman Bondarchuk (UA/LT/DE, Taskovski Films)
WHEN THE EARTH SEEMS TO BE LIGHT by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David Meskhi (GE/DE, Goslab)

Children and Youth Film Competition "Listapadzik"
AT EYE LEVEL (AUF AUGENHÖHE) by Evi Goldbrunner und Joachim Dollhopf (Martin Richter Filmproduktion, Rat Pack Filmproduktion, Westside Filmproduktion)
NELLY'S ADVENTURE (NELLYS ABENTEUER) by Dominik Wessely (INDI FILM, Bastei Media, Rommel Film)
ZHALEIKA by Eliza Petkova (DFFB)

National Competition – Belarusian Panorama
MAY by Alexey Svirsky

Master Class
THINGS TO COME by Mia Hansen-Løve (FR/DE, DETAiLFILM)

Maren Ade. Sensation of the Year
EVERYONE ELSE (ALLE ANDEREN) by Maren Ade (Komplizen Film)   
SCARRED HEARTS by Radu Jude (RO/DE, Komplizen Film)
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade (DE/AT/MC, Komplizen Film, Missing Link Films)

Scenes from a Marriage
EVERY 28 DAYS (ALLE 28 TAGE) by Ina Borrmann (Avanti Media, Shoot from the Hip Filmproduktion)

The Best
UNDER THE SUN by Vitaly Mansky (RU/DE/CZ/KP, Saxonia Entertainment)

Family Affair
BEYOND THE SNOWSTORM (HINTER DEM SCHNEESTURM) by Levin Peter (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Academy of media Arts Cologne)

Postdoc
THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED (LAND DER ERLEUCHTETEN) by Pieter-Jan de Pue (BE/NL/IE/DE, gebrueder beetz filmproduktion)

Number of Films Shown 152 films from 44 countries

Media Coverage 170 journalists from 82 medias got the accreditation at the XVIII Minsk IFF (including 13 foreign medias)

Evaluation Minsk IFF Listapad is a competitive event and is accredited by FIAPF. The most outstanding debut films from all over the world participate in the Yound Directors Competition.

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