Russia, 2019 / 6 min / Without dialogue / Animation
In view of the current events in Ukraine, the Luxembourg City Film Festival has decided, in agreement with the Government and the City of Luxembourg, to withdraw the Russian film GERDA by Natalya Kudryashova from the Official Competition, as well as the following Russian films for Young Audiences: BLANKET by Marina Moshkova, LE ROI ET LA POIRE by Nastia Voronina, CORNSTALK by Anastasia Zhakulina. Tickets for GERDA will be reimbursed, the programs for young audiences containing these works will be adapted.
In the freezing cold far up north, a surprise visit offers new perspectives and a comforting warmth.
In the far, far North lives a very, very grumpy Polar Bear. One day he receives an unexpected visitor…
- Best Children’s Animation Film, Festival Internacional de Cine Rengo, 2020 (Chile)
- Best Children’s Animation Film, ROFIFE International Rotary Short Film Festival, 2020 (Turkey)
- Special Prize Best Animation Film, International Festival of Films for Children and Youth, 2020 (Russia)
Marina Moshkova is a Russian animation director born in 1987. After studying at the Academy of the Arts of St. Petersburg, she became a storyboard artist on the film The Sun by Alexander Sokurov. She then entered the prestigious St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and specialized in animation. Her animation short film In scale has been selected and won prizes in several international film festivals. Since 2012, she has been working as a director at the Peterburg Studio of Computer Animation.
- 2020 – Odeyalko (Blanket) (short)
- 2019 – MULT v kino. Vypusk 95 (short)
- 2017 – Drakosha Tosha (TV Series)
- 2015 – Malyshariki (TV Series) (2 épisodes)
- 2015 – H recherche F (short)
- 2014 – Provoda (short)
- 2012 – Night Lights (short)
- 2011 – Smeshariki (TV Series) (1 épisode)
- 2010 – American Dream (short)
- 2009 – Trash (short)
- 2008 – V masshtabe (short)