10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

On May 31 at seven venues in Moscow, a documentary film festival about a new culture starts. It will feature feature films about modern sports, music, art, media and technology. We have compiled for you a list of films from different categories, for which it is worth visiting the festival.

10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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Scottish director Finlay Pretsell met cyclist David Millar as he prepared for his sports swan song. In the past, the champion of the Tour de France, who was notorious for doping, now - 10 years after the trial - is fighting for a “pure” sport.

Ahead of his race, which should help finish his career with his head up - his twelfth Tour de France. It could be a movie about triumph, but life made adjustments to the script. The picture, according to the audience, leaves a feeling that you yourself did not get off the bike for 80 minutes. It makes the breath go astray, and the heart accelerates.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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Yuri Gordon, Artemy Lebedev, Ilya Ruderman, Denis Bashev, Ilya Mikhailov and 15 others eminent lecturers will tell the viewer what path the design has traveled over the past century and how people have come to what they have now. Experts divided 100 years into twenty five-year periods and chose for each of them the main object, event and person who most characterize the period and set the tone for all subsequent ones.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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Crazy beautiful views of the highest mountains of the Earth to the accompaniment of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. And against their background are the stories and struggles of people who do not want to enjoy the mountains below, but want to conquer them.

Panoramic shooting, the use of drones, a go-pro - directed by Jennifer Pied (also an extreme lover) used all the technical capabilities to show this struggle for life and its place on top. The film will make you think about two questions: why risk your life so much and can you say that you lived if you did not experience what the characters of the film experienced?

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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If you once wanted to visit the head of Donald Trump - this your chance. An experimental film shows what virtual reality is capable of. With the help of special glasses, you will be taken directly to the subconscious mind of the American president and consider whether to return Alaska to Russia.

The film entered the first VR program in the history of the festival.

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Football player - is he the one who scores goals in branded boots at a crowded stadium to work out a contract with a prestigious club? Anyone filmed in an advertisement for styling products and deodorants? Or the boy who doesn’t leave the yard, and even at school at his desk fulfills imaginary blows with his feet? Young directors went to the most remote corners of Russia to meet these enthusiasts who are driven not by a thirst for fame, but by a love of the game. From the peaks of the Caucasus to the distant Vladivostok - football is everywhere.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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A cut from the official chronicle of the presidency of Ronald Reagan will show how he managed to turn his political term in a media show. He was the first to use television technology to create his image. For viewers, this has another value: they will be able to see documented facts of the end of the Cold War.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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Sylvanas Imam is the daughter of immigrants from Lithuania and Syria.

As a child, she faced teenage cruelty because of her background and non-standard appearance. Now she is fighting for the rights of immigrants, writes hits, gathers full halls and discusses feminism. Everyone has the right to be himself, regardless of social and political conditions - this is her message.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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A cult film about the 101st concert of the group in Pasadena, which completed them world tour in 1988 The picture tells about the peak of the popularity of Depeche Mode in the 80s.

It captures the relationships of the group members, the stories of their fans, the professionalism of the participants. And their concerts were remembered by all listeners as the place of the coolest parties.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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A guide to the architectural styles of the planet Muscovy, or upside down Moscow. The film makes it possible to look at familiar routes in a new perspective, to learn the history of familiar buildings and enjoy the music of Alexander Manotskov, which combines the Stalinist Empire, Soviet modernism and modern architecture.

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10 films you cannot miss from the Beat Film Festival

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The journey of director Agnes Varda and street artist JR through the French outback. They conceived an art project: in the outback to get acquainted with local residents and create their portraits on the facades of houses. Here you will not guess who will become the next hero: the daughter of a miner, a mother of many children or ..

. a goat. Here are simple stories of people who live away from the bustle of the city.

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