XIII St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films BEGINNING

October, 10-17, 2014

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XIII St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films BEGINNING will be carried on October 10 – 17, 2014 in St.Petersburg, Russia

List of selected films for our short programs

Debut short film competition

Fiction Films

A Gentleman's Adventure by Aastha Singh 

"Call" Marx by Anantha Krishnan       

By Mutual Agreement by Remy Cayuela                

By my Side by Yana Troyanova

Everyday Is Like Sunday by Jacek Nastal
Headshot by Pawel Zdanowski

Lullaby by Sandeep Ravindranath 

The Bolt by Laurent Laffargue
The Dive by Delphine Le Courtois    

The Exhibition by Peter Beganyi, Andrej Kolencik 

The Passenger by Rashad Babayev

The Pestilence by Aleksander Oksas, Petr Shumin  
The Third Attempt by Nuno Serrao 

The Theft by Mohammad Farahani 

Thresholds by Dijana Mladenovic, Zvonimir Juric        

Underworld by Ana Mary Ramos

When the Orange Tree Awakens by Martin Petrucci


Documentary Films

Animal Park by Afea Afea 

Crying Angels by Falah Zaki Ramel

Elena Asins by Alvaro Gimenez-Sarmiento

From Ganga To Bollywood by Pao Paixao 

Heaven of Cherubs by Gustavo Massola

Sons or the Earth by Axel O'Mill, Patxi Uriz            


Animation Films


Accordion by Kayhan Anwar
Castillo and the Catfish by Pedro Harres 
Drag Me: an urban music tale by Nikos Kellis     
Kiki of Montparnasse France by Amelie Harrault 
Rabbitland by Nikola Majdak Jr., Ana Nedeljkovic
Rain in the Eyes by Rita Basulto

Shades of Gray by Alexandra Averyanova
The Lighthouse by Ferhat Zengin  
The Tenement Building Poland by Agnieszka Burszewska
The Vampire Returns by Christian Alain Vazquez Carrasco

To Santiago by Mauro Carraro

Student short film competition

Fiction Films

14 Steps by Maxim Shavkin       

A Radiant Life by Meryll Hardt

Albert by Daniel Wawrzyniak

Alfonso by Jan-Eric Mack           

Border Patrol by Peter Baumann        

Breathless by Johann Dulat               

Days of Steel by Flynn von Kleist                  

Dustland by Jacob Lundgaard Andersen      

Errata by Arkadiusz Biedrzycki    

Foreign Land by Istvan Kovacs         

Hairy Fish by Laslo Antal 

Last Trip Home by Han Fengyu

Lesson by Damian Kocur 

Lifelong by Liv Scharbatke

Lullaby by Semen Ryabukha

Moonless Summer by Stefan Ivancic

Perenial Plants by Roxana Stroe

Provincia by Gyorgy Mor Karpati

Sign Here Rodrigo Zarza

The End by Dimitar Banov

The Wild Man by Martin Vallejos Bossen   

Ugly Night by Won Kang

Zinneke by Remi Allier


Documentary Films

A Paradise by Jayisha Patel    
Armenian Nature by Albert Sarkisyan
Birds by Daniel Djamo
Black Faces by S.Shahabuddin
Capriccio on Gypsy Themes by Mikhail Dyukov         

Cotton Dreams by Sandeep Balhara
Once upon Another Time ...  by Alexander Baev
Santra and the Talking Trees by Miia Tervo
The False by Svetlana Rusakova
Uterus Diagram by Bianca Rego
White Earth by J. Christian Jensen  

Animation Films


Ars Moriendi by Milosz Marganski 
Beyond the Line by Chloe Bonnet, Seraphin Guery, Elodie Houard, Baptiste Lebouc, Pierre Tarsiguel

Cartoon Away by Augusto Bicalho Roque
Complicit by Gavin Hoffman
Happily Ever After by Moritz Poth, Rafael Starman

Home Sweet Home by Pierre Clenet, Alejandro Diaz, Romain Mazenet, Stephane Paccolat 

One Thousand and One Teardrops by Fateme Ahmadi

Pride of Strathmoor by Einar Baldwin
See ya Mr. Banno! by Yoko Yuki
Symphony no.42 by Reka Bucsi

The Incredible Marrec by Maxime Moreira, Etienne Devillee, Clement Chaudat, Alexandre Bass, Regis Aillet

The Bread (Pochleba) by Barbara Mydlak 
The Guardian by Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen, Inka Matilainen

The Untold & Unseen by Ho Tak Lam

Two Ghosts by Amy Lee Ketchum

Special 5-minute Fiction Film Competition

Children the Dinner is Ready by Tina Kapatou         

Daydream by Melih Kundakcioglu

Everything's Going to be Alright by Kevin Joel Guzman Linares     
Find Your Instrument by Solomon Onita Jr.
Golden by Simon Ball 
I have a Rendezvous with Death by Sebastian Vuye                  
Money Box by Muzappar Osman                      

Old School by Ilker Cata 

Psychedelic Breakfast by Vadim Viner
Requiem for a Robot by Christoph Rainer       

Rewind by Cristina Wolf 
Saskia by Courtney Andrews
Up’s and Downs by Aritzerder Arregui

Varnish by Yannick Mosimann
Virtuo Mikolaj Jagodzinski

Wrapped by Roman Kaelin, Falko Paeper, Florian Wittmann           


Cine-Parallel non-competition program

100m by Jeremy Delbos, Raphael El Khaddar, Camille Marjoux, Laurent Maynard, Cecile Terrillon
5 ways 2 Die by Daina Papadaki
A Tin Can by Tatiana Kiseleva
Angel for Hire by Katy Hoggard
Ascending Downwards by Stavros Ladikos
Baxter by Ty Coyle
Bahar in Wonderland by Behrooz Karamizade
Broken by Cody Cameron-Brown
Broken maiden by Maxim Dashkin
Coffee by Pouya Eshtehardi
Fish avatar by Shyam Sundar
Given in Exchange by Sofia Geveiler
Grizzly by Arved Lindau
Hangover by Antonio Sandoval
Heavyweight by Jesper Quistgaard
Hip-Hop, my release by Simon Rasing
Holiday at the seaside by Cristina Grosan
House 16 by Aziz Akhmedjanov
Indrivaren. When The Man Comes Around by Michael Rendell
Ioa by Gabriel Mohring
Keli by Ranjitha Rajeevan
Knockout by Denis Gulyar
Light Mind by Jie Yi
Loukoum by Fady Gemayel
Love, Dream and Heaven by Ayman EI Ami
Matthew 2327 by Susanna Kim
Meeting by Vlad Robsky
Mona Blonde by Grazia Tricarico
Nocturne by Gerdi Petanaj
Playa Ventura by Anaid Gonzalez Saenz
Pseudo Evolution by Students of the Animation School Workshop of Escola Parque
Symphonic Memories by Jaro Minne
Shoes by Gediminas Venckus
Play with death by Alesya Komyakova
Red stains by Magdalena Lauritsch
Seven by Cristofferson Sunga
Slipping Away by Adi Brodsly
Stereo Love by Martin Iliev<
The Couple by Jieting Chen, Junran Mo
The Final Scene by Mijael Bustos
The Flowerpot by Katarina Sengstaken, Sonke Hahn
The Lovers by Sara Marques Moita
The Man who Rescued the Princess by Marissa Viani Serrano
The Wages by Walter Taylaur
Temporary by Behzad Azadi
Trubla by Andrey Miteshin
Untitled by Peal Chowdhury
Victoria by Andrey Ramov


Festival Diary 2013

Festival Trailer 2013

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