Made in Russia 3: Premiere + Q&A

Made in Russia 3: Premiere + Q&AMade in Russia 3: Premiere + Q&A


The third program in the shnit 2021 national competition features Russian shorts in a variety of genres and styles, including a documentary portrait of a pickup artist (Alfaromeo), a comedy on the war of the sexes set in a corps of cadets (Zarnitsa), and a montage symphony to Crimea (the sea worries once. overture). The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Monday, October 25

14:30–17:00Garage Auditorium


Two loner boys—a middle-class intellectual and a street urchin who dreams of a smartphone—develop an unlikely friendship when one promises the other to help him return the violin stolen by bullies. With a class conflict, chases, fights, and an impressive performance from the young actors, this coming-of-age story reminds us of the importance of being human.

Director Andrey Svetlov
Russia, Belarus, 2021. 20 min. 12+


The documentary comedy short about an alpha male and a Romeo within one man took part in the Artdocfest in 2020. An experienced pickup artist tries to return to the location of a woman who has left him for an elderly millionaire but discovers he has feelings for her when he hears that she has cancer.

Director Radik Rakhimov
Russia, 2020. 28 min. 18+


Awakening sexuality and the battle of the sexes shake the corps of cadets for boys and girls. Sixteen-year-old Alisa is ahead of the others and is bullied, including by Andrey—a troublemaker that she likes a lot. The film stars Ulyana Vaskovich, the lead in 14+—one of the best Russian coming-of-age dramas of the past decade.

Director Alyona Shevchenko
Russia, 2021. 22 min. 18+

the sea worries once. overture

A poetic and disturbing picture of Crimea is assembled of open-access footage shot for tourists. Empty landscapes, buildings, and monuments change one another three times, creating a rhythmical and captivating narrative.

the sea worries once. overture
Director Danila Lipatov
Russia, 2021. 2 min. 12+

Glad to See You

In an absurdist Kusturica-style comedy, two admirers of a young beauty meet at her funeral: their rivalry for her attention continues even after her death. The evening takes a surprising turn, as, according to the local beliefs, the souls of the deceased stay around for a few days after the death—and sometimes return to their bodies.

Glad to See You
Director: Vladimir Golovnev
Russia, 2020. 25 min. 18+



Standard: 400 RUB


Tickets for seniors, veterans, large families, under 18s, and visitors with disabilities (with one carer): 200 RUB*

Films will be shown in original language with Russian subtitles.
Screening accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing.

*Please bring proof of eligibility