– All the major festivals now cancel or transfer. We believe that to hold such an event in the online ineffective, as the main thing for us is to meet up at the festival with the audience and film professionals – says the President of the festival Pavel Pechenkin. – It so happened that our 20th festival fell on such an unforgettable year for the whole planet Earth. This is an allusion to the fact that we appreciate each other and the joy of communication.

traditionally, Perm will host three contests: international, Russian and student. In addition, will have training and pitching film projects Flahertiana Forum for documentary filmmakers from Russia and countries of the Eastern partnership.

Among the special events of the twentieth anniversary of the festival, a retrospective of the best films in the history of the forum.

the Team hopes that the epidemiological situation in Russia and around the world will hold film screenings in a familiar format. During the festival, will take all necessary measures for the organization of film screenings and workshops to the health of spectators and participants of the festival were safe.

All films of the festival “Flahertiana” conform to the aesthetics of the first film by American filmmaker, one of the founders and classics of the world documentary cinema, Robert Flaherty (1884-1951) “Nanook of the North”.

the Main method “flaertiana” movie – long observation, “the usual camera”. The main character lives on the screen a part of his life, and it is embodied as what really are.