Welcome to the website of Russian Open Documentary Film Festival «Artdocfest»! It is the largest festival of documentary films in Russia.
Films that have been shot in Russian Federation or films in languages of Russian Federation that have been shot at any location of the world as well as the films shot by Russian or Russian-language directors and the production of which have been wrapped not earlier than 18 months before the beginning of the Festival can take part in the Main Competition program and Non-Competition program «Sreda». Only films that have not been shown publicly on the territory of Russia before the «Artdocfest» can participate in the Main Competition.
The Festival is held annually in the beginning of December in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Ekaterinburg. The films selected for the Main Competition or Non-Competition program can be shown not more than five times during the Festival. The organizers assume the expenses connected with invitation of the author of the selected for the Main Competition film to Moscow on a period of three days and partly cover the expenses on the road. Participants of the program «Sreda» can be accommodated in a festival hotel for three days.
«Artdocfest» also has several Non-Competition and retrospective programs and special screenings that include films shot in foreign languages. These programs are organized by program directorate and the terms are specified with copyright holders on an individual basis.
The applications for the «Artdocfest»-2017 are accepted from the 3rd of April till the 1st of September 2017. For submission please fill in the form on this site
For more detailed information about the Festival you can visit the main pages of the website, but at the present moment all the information is only in Russian, or contact our office via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org