On August 22 the screening of the Short Film Competition will take place on New Holland Island. The programme will feature the winners as selected by the international jury, as well as the Russian participants of the competition.
Leave of Absence by Anton Sazonov is a film about masculinity in crisis, awarded in Locarno and screened at Sundance. News from the Other World is a documentary portrait of the Mamleevs, made by Valentina Bek. The screening on New Holland Island will be the work's world premiere. The third film from Russia, Naked, is an experimental animation by Kirill Khachaturov about a superhero from a tower block. The film premiered at the international animation festival in Annecy.