Short Films

TROFIM

TROFIM

director
Alexey Balabanov, Vladimir Hotinenko, Alexandr Hvan

One of the three films that comprise Arrival of a Train, a collection of shorts made to celebrate the centenary of cinema.

Set at the turn of the 20th century, the film follows Trofim, a Russian peasant jealous of his wife for having an affair with his brother.

SCARECROW

SCARECROW

director
Alexander Kott

A small boy lives with his grandfather in an old builder’s caravan in the vast expanse of the Russian Steppes. There is a scarecrow in front of their makeshift home in the field.

PHOTOGRAPHER

PHOTOGRAPHER

director
Alexander Kott

A humorous, intimate and poetic film. An old man`s life-time occupation as a photographer is about to end. Frozen moments of all aspects of life have been documented by his camera.

TURNAROUND

TURNAROUND

director
Dmitry Lesnevskiy jr.

Turnaround, a surrealistic short film by the young British director, is an attempt to peek beyond the veil, exploring the subjects of death and immortality of the soul. Yet the director gives the audience no ready answers...

THE FOURTH

THE FOURTH

director
Kirill Safonov

The plot of this parable is based on actual events with possible historical inaccuracies. The film is set in late nineteenth century Austria.

SOLO

SOLO

director
Konstantin Abaev

A talented neurosurgeon who has lost his family in a plane crash is set a dangerous diagnosis. The procedure vital for him is due the same time as the immediate surgery, so he has to make a choice: to save the life of his patient or his own…