«Film Festival of Free Cinema» - this is how the festival is designed by creators.
«The main direction of the festival is though substandard and experimental cinema, but we are always happy see with a clean healthy classical model of cinema or music videos»
(From an interview with the organizer of the film festival - Alexander Ode)
«In the title of the festival "Pure" be the main idea: the pure genuine cinema about life without embellishment. The fact that content is more important than form.»
(Lydia Vielba - correspondent of the television channel "St. Petersburg")
«Pure - these are certainly those films in which the essence, message or information is more important than the form itself. Sometimes the meaning of the film is just in the form itself. It was for these films that this film festival was created»
(Administration of the studio, which organized the film festival, «NoMask»)
In 2017, more than 1200 films were sent to the film festival from 16 countries. Of these, over 80 films were shown during 4 days.
The festival is supported by France, England and Estonia.
Every year it takes place in St. Petersburg in the first decade of August. In 2018 will be held from 1 to 5 August from 15:00 to 21:00.
The festival is held with the support France, England and Estonia.
The festival is held with the following nominations:
Films are evaluated by the criteria:
Films with duration from 15 seconds to 100 minutes are accepted.
You must send the completed application in .doc format, along with a screenshot from the movie and a photo of the director on the email:
PURE-FEST@mail.ru until 11.06.2018 23:59:59
No premiere requirement
Jury and Organizers
The jury is usually announced at the beginning of the festival itself. However, there are exceptions.
Organizer: Studio «NoMask».
Head of the studio: Alexander Ode.