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The 10th Beat Film Festival in Moscow
June 4, 2019 18:33


 PJ Harvey in the middle of nowhere, the latest collection of Yves Saint Laurent, climbing a sheer cliff without belay, and other exciting stories in the program of the anniversary Beat Film Festival 2019.
This large-scale cultural event is one of the biggest film festivals in Russia. The international festival of documentaries about the new culture, it introduces public to the latest hot and happening in the world of music, modern art, media, street culture, sports and new technologies. The mission of the Beat Film Festival is to shape the cultural agenda and highlight documentary films as a new genre of entertainment to the general public.

Beat Film Festival is dozens of full-length documentaries and thousands of viewers every year, as well as film screenings in the main Moscow venues, and curatorial projects in partnership with famous cultural and media institutions.


The festival program includes Russian premieres of documentary hits of prestigious international film festivals, a VR section, a national competition aimed at supporting young Russian documentary filmmakers, meetings with film directors, discussions and themed parties with the participation of foreign artists.

Beat Film Festival is held annually since 2010 in Moscow in late May - early June.

The 10th Beat Film Festival
In the last days of May, the anniversary festival kicked off in Moscow. It is not only telling about the new culture and demonstrating documentary films, but is introduces amazing documentaries. A great many exciting stories and edutainment meetings are there for the visitors.


Gala Premieres

Russian premieres of the seven most high-profile festival hits that epitomize viewer documentary films today.

This year, the program Beat Film Festival includes seven documentary blockbusters, telling about modern culture and people who are actively involved in its creation.

Free Solo
The festival’s headliner is the Oscar award winner, the documentary Free Solo about the head-spinning climb of the mountaineer Alex Honnold to one of the highest North American peaks, El Capitan. Alone and without any harness or belay, he surmounted a thousand meters up a sheer cliff in less than four hours. This is one of the most incredible feats in the history of modern sports, which can be compared to landing on the Moon.

A Dog Called Money

Among other festival premieres, there is the travelogue A Dog Called Money about the expedition of singer PJ Harvey and photographer Seamus Murphy to Washington, Kosovo and Afghanistan. This mind-bending blend of the personal with the political, the musical with the visual ultimately turns into a unique experience, comparable to a live concert.

Celebration
The film Celebration about the latest collection of the legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent displays the entrails of his fashion house at the end of his life, clear-eyed and unvarnished. Do not expect to watch a small-talk entertaining movie about fashion. Instead, you will see distinct and downright portraits of a genius who completely dedicated himself to fashion.


Raving Iran

In the framework of the festival, there will be a sneak preview of the film Rave in Iran about underground music parties in the conservative Muslim country.


National Competition
presents premieres of full-length and short films by Russian film directors. The program includes
Moscow Like a Dream,
Heel-and-Toe,
B-2. Event Horizon. Documentary, BravoStory,
Holy War. The History of Runet,
Raving Riot,
Lucifer,
Kolokol,
A Room in Moscow,
Edit it as if I Disappeared.

Where: Cinema “KARO 11 Oktyabr” at the address 24, Novy Arbat Street, next to metro station Arbatskaya, Moscow.
When: from May 30, 2019, to June 9, 2019.
See details on the official website of Beat Film Festival.
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Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Beat Film Festival Film Festivals Festivals in Moscow Russian Cinema  

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