Selected Films

All officially selected films (till now). We can submit your film till March 12, 2020. Look at the page Submit Your Film

Charalampos (Babis) Tsokas “Our Maria Callos” (Greece) 1:34:00

The film is a dramatized documentary honouring opera singer Maria Callas, the internationally famous opera diva of Greek heritage, whose life was as stunning and beautiful as it was sad. The film concentrates on Callas’ personal history, artistic achievement and her Greek heritage. It explores the life of the famous opera singer, weaving archival footage with new scenes featuring actress Myrto Kamvisidi.

Ray Jacobs “Your Rocky Spine” (UK) 4:00

Three couples travel through a landscape, the surrounding landscape is echoed in their bodies and emotions turning into dance.

Laurier Fourniau “Astana, a city of the future ?” (Belgium) 28:28

In northern Kazakhstan, Astana is one of the youngest capitals in the world. Built almost ex-nihilo, as some sort of high-tech urban oasis, it is surrounded by thousands of acres of unsanitary marshy steppe, infested with mosquitoes during the summer, battered by the arctic winds in winter with temperatures that can drop to -40 °.

Marco Gallo «A walk home» (Italy) 2:07

Agrigento, an Italian city of 60,000 inhabitants in Sicily, along with its small municipalities is part of the Strada degli Scrittori, that street where writers such as Luigi Pirandello, Leonardo Sciascia and Andrea Camilleri were born and grew up.

Nikita Belorusov “Map of legends of Komi Republic” (Russia) 24:03

Documentary short film about weirdest legends from Northern Russia villages and forests. Journey to ethnics and folklore of Komi people. Feel the energy of sacred Parma forest. We made expedition to 8 distant villages and collected this stories by local people.

Christian Ghammachi “Adventures of Aya – Iceland” (United Arab Emirates) 4:13

Aya has just turned 8 and is already an incredible adventurer, eager to discover and learn as much as she can, all the time!

Christian Ghammachi «Return to Kenya» (United Arab Emirates) 4:21

You might leave Africa, but Africa never really leaves you.

Sergey Andreev «Goa love voyage» (Russia) 28:56

At the airport, before flight on vacation to Goa, Alice is plagued by doubts: the day before she found a photo showing her husband’s infidelity. She ponders a plan for revenge, bringing her spouse with injections and sarcasm to despaire.

Paweł Jaworski “The Spirit Of Flatness” (Poland) 25:00

Documentary film about traveling through the country of Finland, snowboarding and figuring out practice of this sport in such difficult (flat) geographical conditions, practically without any mountains.

Grigory Dikkert “Buddhism in Russia: from the Past into the Future” (Russia) 01:57:58

In the film one can see the whole history of Russian Buddhism through the lens of the life of the legendary national spiritual figure Aghvan Dorzhiev (1854-1938).

Laurent Canches “Vladivostok Terminus” (France) 01:32:01

Where is the “eastern border” of Europe in Russia? What about “the Russian soul”, today, 100 years after what Dostoievski wrote about Europe? Filmed in the train from Moscow to Vladivostok : 9282 km with the mythical trans-Siberian, and 12 cities and villages along the journey.

Dennis Schmelz “Transsiberian Dream” (Germany) 4:00

The Trans-Siberian Railway, another dream come true! The world’s longest railway line starts from Moscow and runs 9,288 kilometers through seven time zones to Vladivostok. Our journey took us along 7,923 km (nearly 5,000 miles) of rail from Beijing via Erlian, through the Gobi desert to Ulaanbaatar, on to Ulan-Ude, along Lake Baikal to Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Kazan and finally to Moscow. From the rickshaw ride through Beijing, a night in a Mongolian yurt, a bath in the five degrees Celsius cold Lake Baikal and the legendary vodka tasting aboard the Zarengold train.

Martien Janssen “Shadow of a Dynasty” (Netherlands) 4:41

A timelapse movie of the ancient city of Bagan in Myanmar. A tiny speck on a tiny planet in massive universe, existing only for a mere glimpse in the existence of all. A story of a culture that once thrived and expressed its belief through building countless buddhist temples.

Luca Orsini “Kyrgyzstan On the Road” (Italy) 4:04

An incredible journey to discover the most remote Kyrgyzstan. Immense lakes, cold rivers and majestic mountains to frame a nomadic but incredibly hospitable people.

Mariia Popritsak «Rossiya Airlines» (Russia) 1:00

In the commercial film Rossiya Airlines is demonstrated as a company that perform domestic and international flights. The video shows vivid emotions and impressions of travel. Filming process took place in Russia, Spain and France.

Mark Knight “Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos” (United States) 4:30

A captivating destination, nestled where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea Of Cortez bathes the sands of the Baja’s Desert. An extraordinary location of rare beauty and enchanting heritage.

Ludovico de Maistre “We Need Lungs – Running the Pyrenees” (Italy) 01:08:00

900 kms of running in 9 days across the Pyrenees and over 60.000 meters of ascent and descent from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. Ultra-runner Sebastiano takes us into an extreme adventure that demonstrates the strength of a physical achievement, the power that passion can generate, and the determination needed to adapt to the unexpected and push beyond his boundaries.

Patrick Matijevic «La Perouse» (Australia) 7:12

The seaside suburb of La Perouse draws people from all over the world with its attractions. Delve into the story behind its name.

Ali Fuat SARI «Discovering Cayeli» (Turkey) 5:00

This Tourism film, meeting one of the hidden treasures of the Black Sea region to the audience, aims to attract the audience with its shooting technique, fiction and documentary narrative language.

Danya Razuvaev «The Unknown Racer» (Russia) 8:35

RedBull Knock Out is one of the toughest motocross beach races in the world. Since 2006 it takes place in Scheveningen, Netherlands and attracts entries from over 1,000 riders every year. The first time a Russian racer decided to participate in this legendary event was in 2018. He is not a professional rider but has a true passion for it. In this film we look at his motivations and dreams which took him all the way to RedBull Knock Out.

Arek Sowula “A rider’s Dream – Japan” (Australia) 7:48

From traditional palaces and temples to egaming, splendour of a Kyoto geisha dance to the spare beauty of a Zen rock garden, there were endless surprises around every corner.

Andy Klossner “Love your city – Pro Innerstadt Basel” (Switzerland) 2:24

Eva’s emotional journey through the famous but also through the hidden places of Basel.

Kristina Kozlova «The high-altitude gene or how to get to Everest» (Russia) 02:57:37

The film crew joined the expedition of Russian climbers to Everest, in order to ascent to the highest mountain on Earth. First expedition was terminated by a series of earthquakes. A year later the crew returned to the root of Everest to tell the story of its concurring and show the process of climbing on the main peak of the world from the start to the very end.

Roman Droux “Bear-like” (Switzerland) 01:31:52

At the far end of the Alaskan peninsula, for filmmaker Roman Droux a childhood dream comes true. He discovers together with the bear researcher David Bittner the universe of wild grizzlies.
The two adventurists face bears at smelling-distance, experience the struggle for survival of a bear family and witness dramatic fighting scenes.

Paulo Wenceslao “Our Morocco” (United States) 3:07

This country is extraordinarily unique and exotic, but it certainly wasn’t an easy travel. This short film is only a glimpse of our trip. This is Our Morocco.

Pavel Novikov “The Way of Oil” (Russia) 35:05

Wandered for 24 days – a fairly serious period of time. During this period, we have seen different things: oil fields, museums, educational institutions, large cities and small towns. We experienced a lot: worked hard, laughed, worried, rejoiced and a little sad.

Vladimir Chebanov “Shantar Expedition” (Russia) 10:41

This is a unique archipelago located in the southwestern part of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk. And despite the harsh conditions and some unplanned situations, travelers are able to enjoy the pristine northern nature, and not just “survive” in its conditions.

Konstantin Larionov “Lost in Iceland: laugavegur route” (Russia) 23:17

Bike trip in rural area of Iceland.

Aleksa Ristovic “LOSIN’ YOU” (Malta) 23:40

A young musician is seeking inspiration through personal memories indirectly connected with the famous landmark that was destroyed in terrible storm. Inspiration is reflected through nostalgic moments of her love life.

Michael Dillon «Ocean to Sky» (Australia) 01:46:00

Soon after the tragic death of his wife and youngest daughter, Sir Edmund Hillary embarks on his greatest adventure- a journey by jet boat and foot along the entire length of India’s sacred river Ganges. It will either cost him his life or bring him back to life.

Daniela Di Salvo “IT’S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)” (Canada) 5:45

In a world of disingenuous wanderlusters, “IT’S DESMOND (your misguided tour guide)” seeks to reveal the truth behind world travel.

Christian Ghammachi «Hailing from Saudi» (Lebanon) 2:11

A film about the city of Hail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, shot during the Hail Season, which is one of the big events to promote the new face of Saudi, within the 2030 Vision.