Doc Lounge speaks at doc conference in St.Petersburg

This week-end, Director Maja Lindquist was attending and presenting Doc Lounge at a conference on documentary distribution and audience deveolopment in St.Petersburg. The conference was organised by the international documentary filmfestival Message to Man.

Other speakers were Lisbeth Jul Sibbesen and Liselotte Michelsen from the Danish Filminstitue, Stina Gardell from Mantaray film, Anton Mazurov from Antipode distribution, Maria Muskevich from the Russion Documentary and Televison Guild, Irina Shatalova from DOker, Pavel Pechenlin from IIF Flahertina, Alexey Layfurov from 24_doc documentary channel & , Moscow film festival, Aleksey Nedviga from Rudina film centre and Viktor Skubey and Diana Tabakow from Doc Alliance.

The Festival “Message to Man” was founded to emphasize the important role of non-feature films in cultural life of the country and allow national documentary filmmakers become more familiar with the world of international cinema. Every year the Festival presents over 50 Russian premieres and more than 300 films from around the world are screened in competition and special programs. 

Thanks to the festival for inviting us! We had a really good time and learned a lot.