Subscribe to the newsletter about the start of ticket sales and interesting films.
We will inform you only about the most important things and only if the coordinator will have the energy to do it :)
By specifying my email, I give my consent to the processing of my personal data.
"Artdocfest Open" competition program
"Artdocfest Open" competition program
The New Greatness Case
  • 92 min
  • Russian
  • English
Subscribe to receive news about sessions
Anya was an ordinary teenager who dreamed of making life in Russia better. In March 2018, she was arrested and incarcerated on charges of forming an extremist group with the aim to violently overthrow the government. During three following years, her mother Julia desperately struggles to prove her daughter’s innocence. Fighting for justice and learning the real state of affairs step-by-step, Julia has been transformed from an apolitical citizen into a passionate human rights activist.
Film crew
  • Director:
    Anna Shishova
  • Screenwriter:
    Anna Shishova, Dmitry Bogolubov, Iikka Vehkalahti
  • Cinematographer:
    Alexandra Ivanova
  • Producer:
    Vlad Ketkovich, Iikka Vehkalahti, Torstein Grude, Sinisa Juricic
  • Composer:
    Karlis Auzans
  • Sound operator:
    Tihomir Vrbanec
  • Theme:
    Human rights
  • Film studio:
    IV Films, Piraya, Nucleus-film
  • Language:
  • Subtitles:
  • Artdocfest 2023
    Artdocfest Open