Pavel MEDVEDEV
Павел МЕДВЕДЕВ
Pavel MEDVEDEV
Russia, 2007, 31mn 
Colour, documentary
The Unseen
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Незримое

 

 Invisible

 Nezrimoe

 
Directed by : Pavel MEDVEDEV (Павел МЕДВЕДЕВ)
Writing credits : Pavel MEDVEDEV (Павел МЕДВЕДЕВ)
Cinematography : Sergey ERMOLENKO (Сергей ЕРМОЛЕНКО), Artiom IGNATOV (Артем ИГНАТОВ), Yevgeni KOSTIN (Евгений КОСТИН), Denis SMIRNOV (Денис СМИРНОВ), Andrey TIKHANOV (Андрей ТИХАНОВ)
Sound : Aleksandr DUDAREV (Александр ДУДАРЕВ)
Produced by : Pavel MEDVEDEV (Павел МЕДВЕДЕВ)
 
Site : filmdoc.ru

Awards :
Prix de la FIPRESCI au Festival du film documentaire de Oberhausen, 2008

Plot synopsis
Shot immediately before, during, and after the 2006 G8 Summit in the Constantine Palace, outside of St. Petersburg, Pavel Medvedev's documentary is a multilayered portrait of a country where the gulf between the haves and have-nots has been exacerbated by capitalism, where an international summit is one large photo opportunity. Medvedev manages to express a great deal about Russian society... with carefully chosen and edited images, leaving the viewer wanting more.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2009
- International Independent Film Festival IndieLisboa, Lisbon (Portugal), 2009
- Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver (Canada), 2008
- Torino Film Festival, Turin (Italy), 2008
- Message to Man : International Short, Documentary and Animated Film Festival, St Petersburg (Russia), 2008
- Film Festival of CIS countries, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia "Kinoshock", Anapa (Russia), 2008
- Window to Europe Film Festival, Vyborg, Vyborg (Russia), 2008