During the first seven festivals more than 600 films from 55 countries were screened.
More than 15 000 people attended Moscow’s festivals and more than 30,000 people in 25 regions of Russia attended regional festivals. Festivals also took place in Armenia, the Kirgiz Republic, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. Finally, Perspektiva and its partners continue to use these films to educate people in their communities about a wide variety of disability issues.
The best movies will be selected in the following nominations:
- Best Feature Film
- Best Short Feature Film
- Best Full Length Documentary
- Best Short Documentary
- Best Actor / Actress
- Best Film about Love
- Most Uplifting
- Best Film about Shattering Stereotypes
- Best Public Service Announcement
- Best Film about Intellectual Disability
There will also be special prizes and awards, including Audience Award.
The Festival will also feature a competition for the best movie about people with disabilities made by children. The goal of the competition is to promote communication between children with and without disabilities by allowing them to work together on a movie about disability issues.
DEADLINES for submission of films: May 31, 2016.
Film makers are informed about selection for screening on August 31st, 2016.