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The Term

Direction
Year
2014
Country
  • Russia
  • Estonia
Runtime
52min
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This documentary project was conceived in May 2012, when Putin had just settled into the Kremlin for his third term. The original experimental format of “documentary bulletins,” which were published daily online, allowed for wide-ranging content; the feature film focused solely on the members of various opposition groups. The work’s neutral position remains and viewers have to interpret the objectively presented situations for themselves. The characteristics of this movie include close contact with the protagonists and precise editing. It arches over the lives of men and women for whom protest became their raison d’être and provides a chilling discourse on democratic rights and freedoms, the relationship of state power toward differently thinking groups, and the tendency of the masses to seek out charismatic leaders. KVIFF

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  • Original Title
    Srok
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Pavel Kostomarov
  • Runtime
    52 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2014
  • Country
    • Russia
    • Estonia
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2014 (world premiere)
    • Pacific Meridian International Film Festival (Vladivostok), 2014
    • LET'S CEE Film Festival (Vienna), 2014
    • DocLisboa, 2014
    • Inconvenient Films (Vilnius), 2014
    • DOK Leipzig 2014
    • Molodist Filmfest (Kyiv), 2014
    • Sevilla Festival de Cine Europeo, 2014
    • CPH:DOX - DK (Copenhagen), 2014
    • IDFA (Amsterdam), 2014
    • Torino Film Festival, 2014
    • Festival dei Popoli (Florence), 2014
    • Tbilisi International Film Festival, 2014
    • ArtDocFest (Moscow), 2014
    • Movies That Matter (Hague), 2015
    • One World Romania, 2015
    • Full Frame IDFF, 2015
    • It's all True (Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paulo), 2015
    • Al cuore dei conflitti (Bergamo), 2015
    • Docs Against Gravity FF, 2015

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