«The Sprayer», «Nautas » and other Treasures

These and other films will be present in the animation competition programme at the Tsiolkovsky International Space Film Festival.

The jury members and the audience will evaluate 20 cartoons from Russia, Belarus, Iran, Egypt, Georgia, China, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa.

Most of them are shot in the genre of science fiction.

Elena Turova, director of «Stars of the Seventh Heaven», has found a recipe for saving a once happy planet: to defeat its enemies called Idleness, Laziness, Arrogance, Greed, Arrogance, Cowardice, and to save fairies who create happiness and miracles.

Teachers and students of the School of Digital Media and the School of Animation of the Beijing Film Academy offer to take a "Journey to the Moon". It took 11 days to create this animated film and a whole range of new technologies were used with an emphasis on virtual cinematography.

«What if the planet looks empty and lifeless, but there is something hidden in its depths, that we do not know and are not ready for? How do we deal with this? Continue exploring or leave the planet? What will a real scientist do, if he encounters a new form of life? What other dangers does the future space hold for us?» - says Anton Granik about the problems raised in his film "The Conquest of S287-KL"

Travelers in Chilean director’s Matias Ignacio Cisternas film «Nautas» find themselves under the powerful influence of a supernatural force somewhere in the intergalactic expanses.

The army of sprayers controls a certain land, depriving all its inhabitants of the right to grow plants for commercial or domestic purposes. Violation of the ban is inevitably shown by the Iranian director Farnoosh Abedi in the film «Sprayer».

The Egyptian film "«The Roof» by Hoda Abdallah Mohamed Farah tells us about one man who dreamed of building a tall, tall house to reach the moon. To do this, he had to put a lot of effort and even make a sacrifice - to leave his dog down the ground as it did not fit the house anymore…

The Tsiolkovsky International Space Film Festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives, the Roscosmos State Corporation, the Government and the Ministry of Culture of the Kaluga Region, Rossotrudnichestvo, the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, the Association of Planetariums of Russia and other public and commercial organizations. The main media partner of the festival is TASS.