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Welcome the unique Awards of RUIFF 2019 and it’s author!

We are proud to present the Awards of RUIFF 2019 and it’s author – artist from Saint-Petersburg Вера Выставочкина Find more Babushka for you and your friends, made by Вера Bыставочкина here www.matreshka4you.ruInstagram Matreshka4You

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Our Congratulations to Daria Kashcheeva with the student Oscar Award!

Our Congratulations to Daria Kashcheeva – the director of official selection RUIFF 2019 “Daughter” (Czech republic, 2019, animation, St.Petersburg Premier) with the student Oscar Award!

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Official selection – Competition program RUIFF 2019

Announcing Official selection – Competition program RUIFF 2019

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Official selection RUIFF 2019 – Screenplay competition

1st place – 100$ cash prize, Babushka2d place – Diploma3d place – Diploma “Real Life” (fiction, Russia, Антон Халецкий)“Norya dreams about sea” (animation, Russia, Елизавета Нечунаева)“Dreamity” (fiction, Latvia, Oleg Volkov)“Mother of raw land” (fiction, Russia, Елена Щетинина)“Jump Start” (fiction, UK, Eileen Wilson)“Duhonavt” (fiction, Russia, Ксения Датнова)

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Official selection RUIFF 2019 – Out of competition program

RUIFF 2019 Out of competition program announced.

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Meet the Jury of RUIFF 2019

The Jury of RUIFF 2019 announced.

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The Venue of RUIFF 2019 announced

Festival will take place in the main cinema hall in Saint-Petersburg – Kinocentr Rodina.

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The dates of RUIFF 2019 announced

Russian Indie Film Festival (RUIFF) 2019 will take place on the 18th-20th of October 2019.

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Congratulations to the Oscar short-listed winners of RUIFF 2018

“Chachotage” dir. Tóth Barnabás “May Day” dir. Fedrik De Beul & Olivier Magis are short-listed to the Oscar

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RUIFF 2019 accepting submissions of films and screenplays

Russian Indie Film Festival is open for submissions for its 2019 edition. We are accepting short fiction films, animation and screenplays.  

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Official selection of RUIFF 2018

Thank you for the great interest to our festival! We’ve received 1208 submissions from 61 countries and selected 28 films. Competition programm of RUIFF Breathless – Russia/Ukraine, 2017, fiction, dir. Alex Sobolev, Saint-Petersburg Premier Catherine – Belgium, 2016, animation, dir. Britt Raes, Saint-Petersburg Premier Gridlock – Ireland, 2016, fiction, dir. Ian Hunt Duffy, Russian Premier Mr. Steel – Italy, 2017, fiction, dir. Federico Cappabianca, Russian Premier Vivat musketeers! – Russia, 2017, animation, dir. Антон Дьяков, […]

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Submission period of the Russian Indie Film Festival 2018 is over

Thank you for the great interest to our festival! We’ve received 1208 submissions from 61 countries. The list of selected films will be announced in the first part of September.

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RUIFF Awards

The winners of RUIFF will receive unique beautiful awards handmade by talented artist Анна Ясинская (Anna Yasinskaya)

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New partner of Russian Indie Film Festival – Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival

New partner of Russian Indie Film Festival –  Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival. There will be the screening of the programm “The Best of  Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival” during the Russian Indie Film Festival.

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New partner of Russian Indie Film Festival – Grenzland-Filmtage

New partner of Russian Indie Film Festival –  Grenzland-Filmtage (Selb). There will be the screening of the programm “The Best of Grenzland-Filmtage” during the Russian Indie Film Festival. Grenzland-Filmtage – one of the longest running film festival in Germany.

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New partner of Russian Indie Film Festival – ÉCU

New partner of Russian Indie Film Festival – ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival (Paris, France). The winner of the Grand-Prix of RUIFF, the Best Russian fiction and the Best Russian animation of RUIFF will get fee waivers for free submission to the ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival. There will be the screening of the programm “The Best of ÉCU” during the Russian Indie Film Festival. ÉCU – The European Independent Film […]

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Avalanche of submissions to the Russian Indie Film Festival

11 days till the earlybird deadline, but we’ve already received more than 600 films from 46 countries to the Russian International Film Festival!

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Russian Indie Film Festival is open for submissions

Russian Indie Film Festival is open for submissions. Russian Indie Film Festival is the annual international film festival which take place in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

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