Elephants can play football


2018, Russia
105 min., col., OV – Russian 

Scriptwriter and Director Mikhail Segal
DoP Eduard Moshkovich
Music Mikhail Segal
Editing Mikhail Segal
Cast Vladimir Mishukov, Sonya Gershevich, Varya Pakhomova, Sasha Bystrzhitskaya
Producers Andrei Novikov, Alexander Kotelevsky, Sergei Chliyants, Igor Yesin
Production Film Company ARTLIGHT, Invada Film 

Dmitry is a strong willed, solid guy. He could easily quit the game, if only he knew he was playing.


Director, screenwriter, writer. Born in Orel in 1974. Studied at the director’s faculty of the Film Institute VGIK, made music clips for the groups Bi-2, Spleen, Nogu Svelo! [Twisted Leg], Nochnye Snaipery [Night Snipers], Kasta, Mashina Vremeni [Time Machine], etc. Published two collections of prose. His full-length debut “Franz+Polina” received recognition at many Russian and international festivals. In 2011 he adapted one of his short stories for the short film “World of Fixture”, which won the competition Kinotavr.Shorts. In 2012 he made the film “Short Stories”, which received the prize for Best Script and a Diploma of the Guild of Film Scholars and Critics at Kinotavr-2012. With his third film “Film about Alekseev” (2014) he participated in Kinotavr’s competition. “Elephants Can Play Football” is his fourth feature film.


Theater them. Chekhov

19:00 - Elephants can play football (Russia), Rezh.Mikhail Segal, 106, 16+, competition


Cinema "October", big hall

11:00 - Elephants can play football (Russia), Reg. Michael Segal, 106, 16+, competition (repeat)