The festival will take place in the biggest cultural center of Peterhof – Cascad.
This center is located in a few steps from the World heritage parks of Peterhof.
We will screen films in a cinema hall for 500 places.
Fiction films competition
Ashmina — UK/Nepal, 2018, dir. Dekel Berenson, Russian Premier
Watch Out For Australians — Australia, 2019, dir. Steven Arriagada, Russian Premier
Mthunzi — Republic of South Africa, 2019, dir. Tebogo Malebogo, Russian Premier
Salt and bread — Russia/Armenia, 2019, dir. Arch-Aspet Shermazanyan, St.Petersburg Premier
Snezka — Czech Republic, 2019, dir. Эльвира Дульская (Elvira Dul’skaya), World Premier
Alive — Sweden, 2020, dir. Jimmy Olsson, Russian Premier
Animation films competition
Kitty — Russia, 2019, dir. Dmitry Fadeiev, St.Petersburg Premier
Merry grandmas! — Russia, 2020, dir. Наталья Мирзоян, St.Petersburg Premier
Criss Cross — Germany, 2020, dir. Caroline Hamann, Fritz Penzlin, Peterhof Premier
The Duck and the Kangaroo — Russia, 2020, dir. Елизавета Скворцова, St.Petersburg Premier
Bolero Station — Switzerland, 2018, dir. Rolf Brönnimann, St.Petersburg Premier
«Kill Me» – D J Keogh, UK
«Wingman» — Maziyar Tehrani, Iran
«Echoes of Kerberos» — Steve Brock, USA
«Into the Light» — Przemysław Stański, Poland
«The Dance» — Владимир Воскресенских, Russia
«The pig in the wall» – Елена Щетинина, Наталья Волочаевская, Russia
We will announce the selection of RUIFF 2020 soon.
Due to the COVID pandemic situation, Russian Indie Film Festival 2020 will take place in December 2020.
On the bases of the situation with COVID virus:
1) RUIFF decided to waive entry fee for all submissions from Italy.
All short fiction, animation and screenplays from Italy can be submitted to RUIFF for FREE with the code RUIFFITALY
Dear Italian friends, all the world is praying for you!
2) RUIFF decided to give 50% discount to filmmakers and screenwriters from over the world.
You can submit your short fiction, animation and screenplays with 50% discount with the code RUIFFSUPPORTYOU
Submit your short fiction, animation and screenplay (200$ cash prize!) to RUIFF 2020 here.
Award winners of RUIFF 2019 are announced.
1st place – 100$ cash prize, The Award
“Duhonavt” (fiction, Russia, Ксения Датнова)
2d place – Diploma
“Mother of raw land” (fiction, Russia, Елена Щетинина)
3d place – Diploma
“Dreamity” (fiction, Latvia, Oleg Volkov)