2008 Sundance Film Festival WORLD CINEMA COMPETITION

Winner 60th Locarno International Film Festival, Grand Price of the Critics Week, the Prix SRG SSR idée suisse, Switzerland

The national Russian award „Laurel branch“ (Lavrovaya vetv) for Best Documentary Cinema 2008, Moskau, Russia (the Russian „Oscar“ for Documentary)

Winner 29. Filmfestival MAX OPHÜLS PREIS, Best Documentary, Germany

Winner 2008 ACHTUNG BERLIN- NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD Film Festival, Best Cinematography, Germany

Winner San Luis Cine Documentary International Festival 2008, Best Documentary, Argentina

Winner DOCLISBOA Lisbon International Documentary Film Festival 2008, Best Documentary IPJ University award, Portugal

Winner XVIII "Message To Man" International Film Festival, Best Full Length Documentary, Russia

▪ Winner  "Mujeres en direccion" International Film Week of Women Directors, Best Documentary, Spain

▪ Winner  International Film Festival ON HUMAN RIGHTS DERHUMALC, Argentina 2009

▪ Winner  International Film Festival MiradasDoc 09, Tenerife, Canary Isles 2009

▪ Winner  Festival des Libertés, The Festival des Libertés Award 2009, Bruxelles, Belgium

Film Prize from Saarländischen Ministerpräsidenten, 29. Filmfestival MAX OPHÜLS PREIS, Germany

▪ Film Prize of Human Rights from "Radio Exterior de Espana", Mujeres en direccion "International Film Week of Women Directors", Spain

▪ Film Prize from Urban-TV Madrid 2009, International Television Festival on Urban Life&Ecology, Spain

▪ Film Prize  CANAL+ Award, International Film Festival MiradasDoc 09, Canary Isles 2009

Special Jury Mention International Film Festival the Expresión en Corto, Mexico

▪ FBW: Prädikat Wertvoll, Germany


▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Sundance Film International Festival 2008, USA

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Edinburgh International Film Festival 2008, United Kingdom

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Melbourne International Film Festival 2008, Australia

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 22th AFI FEST Los Angeles 2008, USA

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 34th Seattle International Film Festival 2008, USA

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2008, USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION - 28th Cambridge Film Festival 2008, United Kingdom

OFFICIAL SELECTION - 32th Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City 2008, USA

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 10th Planete Doc Review Film Festival 2008, Polen

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Calgary International Film Festival 2008, Canada

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 60th Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - The national Russian Film Festival „Laurel branch Moscow“ 2008, Russia

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 29. Filmfestival MAX OPHÜLS PREIS, Germany

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - ACHTUNG BERLIN-NEW BERLIN FILM AWARD Film Festival, Germany

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - San Luis Cine Documentary International Festival 2008, Argentina

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - DOCLISBOA Lisbon International Documentary Film Festival 2008, Portugal

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - XVIII "Message To Man" St. Petersburg International Film Festival, Russia

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION -"Mujeres en direccion" International Film Week of Women Directors, Spain

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Film Festival ON HUMAN RIGHTS DERHUMALC, Argentina

OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Television Festival on Urban Life&Ecology 09 Madrid, Spain

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Film Festival the Expresión en Corto, Mexico

OFFICIAL SELECTION - EBS International Film Festival Seoul 2008, Korea

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Film Festival for Child Rights by UNICEF Romania and SIGNIS, Romania

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Roma Independent Film Festival 2008, Italy

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Banja Luka International Film Festival 2008, Bosnia and Herzegovina

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - DOCVILLE International Documentary Film Festival 2008, Belgium

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 11th German Film Festival London. United Kingdom

OFFICIAL SELECTION - 7th German Film Festival in Moskau, St. Petersburg, Nowosibirsk, Russia

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - ARTDOCFEST Documentary Film Festival Moskau 2008, Russia

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 19. Kinofest Lünen – Das Festival für deutsche Filme 2008, Germany

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 25. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm and Videofest 2008, Germany

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - 23 Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds, United Kingdom

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - Free Zone Belgrade Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia

OFFICIAL SELECTION - VERZIO International Human Rights Film Festival Budapest, Hungary

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - DocPoint Documentary Film Festival 2009, Helsinki

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - PROJECT AFI 20/20, 22th AFI FEST Los Angeles 2008 - 2009,

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - PROJECT AFI 20/20, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - PROJECT AFI 20/20, American Film Institute, Main, USA

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - PROJECT AFI 20/20, Goa and Mumbai, India

OFFICIAL SELECTION - ZagrebDox 2009, Croatia

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Guth Gafa Documentary Film Festival, Gortahork, Ireland

OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Human Rights Film Festival Albania, Tirana, Albania

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Miradas Doc International Documentary Film Festival, Tenerife, Canary Isles

▪ OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Film Festival des Libertés 2009, Bruxelles, Belgium


▪  PANORAMA - International Human Rights Film Festival Nürnberg, Germany

▪  PANORAMA - One World International Human Rights Film Festival 2008, Czech Republic

▪  PANORAMA - 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2008, Greece

▪  PANORAMA - IFFF International Women's Film Festival Dortmund, Cologne 2008, Germany

▪  PANORAMA - 37th International Film Festival Rotterdam 2008, The Netherlands

▪  PANORAMA - TOMORROW International Film Festival in Moscow, Russia

▪  PANORAMA - CROSSING EUROPE Filmfestival Linz, Linz, Österreich