Prizes for 900 Days at the Vision du Réel in Nyon
900 Days of Jessica Gorter is awarded with the Prize of the Interreligious Jury at the Visions du Réel in Nyon. Also, the film received the Special Mention for the Grand Prix. Jury comments from the Interreligious Jury : "The film focuses in a multi-layered manner the siege of Leningrad in the Second World War. The filmmaker succeeds to show precisely and touching the opposite between individual memory of the contemporary witness and the exploited history by politics by means of an elaborated composition between sound and image. Individual destinies question the official sight towards the past and demonstrate the manipulation of humans and their memories."
Russian premiere 900 DAYS
900 DAYS will have it’s Russian premiere on Friday December 9th in Moscow at the ArtDocFest. The film is selected for the main competition program and will be the closing film of the festival.