30.09. - 09.10.2021

Children 404 Russia 2014 | 76 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Askold Kurov

Askold Kurov (1974) studied film in Moskow. His documentary Winter, go away was shown in 2012 at several festivals including Locarno und Leipzig.

Pavel Loparev

Pavel Loparev (1980) worked for many years as a reporter for a Russian TV channel. His short Lenin.Live (2009) won several prizes in Russia.

rated for 0 + years
Documentary: In 2013 President Putin signed the law against "homosexual propaganda". Since then, gay men and women have been at the mercy of threats and chicanery. Psychologists, teachers, even parents risk fines if they take sides. In anonymous interviews and video diaries, 45 young Russian gays tell of their experience of discrimination and their fight against the sexual stone age in Russia. The material stems from the web project Children 404, founded in 2013 by the journalist Lena Klimova and named after the "Error 404 – page not found" message. The premiere for the crew in Moscow was broken up by police.
Original title: Children 404
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Chinese
Section: Caleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Askold Kurov, Pavel Loparev
Screenplay: Askold Kurov, Pavel Loparev
Producer: Askold Kurov, Pavel Loparev
Director of Photography: Askold Kurov, Pavel Loparev
Production Design:
Editor: Lena Rem, Askold Kurov, Pavel Loparev
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: BluRay
German Distributor:
World Sales: Rise And Shine World Sales
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