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Competition program
We are glad to present the participants of the main competition Artdocfest-2020. The program is announced gradually and will be fully presented at the end of October 2020. First the screenings will be held in Riga (Latvia), as part of the first international festival IDFF Artdocfest/Riga, and then at the Artdocfest in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
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Special screenings
В рамках фестиваля пройдут специальные показы: премьера документального фильма Виталия Манского о Горбачёве, полная версия фильма Александра Расторгуева «Дикий. Дикий Пляж. Жар нежных», программа немецких фильмов и другие уникальные кинособытия.
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ArtdocNet
The program ArtdocNet-2020 has 21 films in the competition within the Artdocfest festival. Watch and vote for your favorite films in the Artdocfest Facebook group. Voting will continue until 20:00 December 8. The winners of the competition will be announced on December 10 in Moscow, at the closing ceremony of Artdocfest-2020.
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Baltic focus
The Baltic Focus competition program includes nine outstanding works created in the Baltic States or co-produced with other countries. Films will be shown in Latvia for the first time. All of them have a characteristic of Baltic cinema such as documentary factuality in interaction with imaginative cinema language.
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Environment. Online
Out-of-competition program of online films.
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Environment
The main non-competitive program, without which the festival simply would not exist. This is the cinematic air without which suffocation occurs.
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Environment. More life
The authors of the films of this program bravely raise questions that are higher than ordinary, higher everyday and even life problems, more essential questions to which we are accustomed and learned to answer.
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Environment. Together  
The coexistence of the sexes has been problematic lately. Are we really made for each other?
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Environment. Recent history
These films are dedicated to the processes and events of the past that continue to exist in the present, and heroes who became participants and ... hostages.
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Environment. ParaDocs
Documentaries have courage. Sometimes it consists in telling about characters and facts that are not unambiguous.
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Environment. Sport, or Art
Sport is a godsend for documentary films, drama "in an open form". Even victories are preceded by dramas.
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Environment. Long live Belarus!
Films about the past of the country that created the Belarus we recently met: unbending, resourceful, free.
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After the USSR
Documentaries from and about the post-Soviet countries are definitely the best way to understand neighbors.
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Artdocfest tour to Kaluga
On September 12, as a part of the VIII festival of contemporary art Tsiolkovsky Fest, the first visiting session of Artdocfest will take place. Artdocfest will present 10 works of the participants representing a multi-genre field of documentary films.
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Artdoсfest visiting SlovoNovo
The last year's films of the main programs of Artdocfest will be shown from 19th to 25th September in Budva (Montenegro), where the III Forum of Russian Culture SlovoNovo will take place. Screenings will be held for invited guests only.
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Special screenings in Riga
A few special screenings will take place during the Artdocfest / Riga festival.
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Online festival Artdocfest/Riga
Due to the emergency situation in Latvia, the International Documentary Film Festival Artdocfest/Riga announces an online version of the program.
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Special screenings in Saint Petersburg
A few special screenings will take place in Saint Petersburg in December.