Alex Doll`s exhibition will start in Vologda on the 5th of July

3 July 2012

„Swiss vision“ is a new collection of pictures painted by Alex Doll, a young russian talent. „Swiss vision“ includes more than 60 views of Switzerland...

Two Films Adapted from Friedrich Gorenstein's Stories to be Shown at VOICES Film Festival

1 July 2012

The competition film from Ukraine film-director Eva Neyman "The House with a Tower" and the film "The Redemption" by Alexander Proshkin, the President of the Jury of The Third VOICES Film Festival, are both adapted from stories written by Friedrich Gorenstein (1932-2002), who would have been 80 years old this year.

The VOICES Film Festival Announces the Jury

28 June 2012

The organizers of the VOICES Film Festival present the Jury. The Jury members include famous European cinematographers who will decide which of 9 films from the competition program will be the winner. This year the winner of the VOICES Film Festival Grand Prize will receive 15,000 euro (10,000 euro for the film director and 5,000 will go to the film distributor in Russia).

Three Days of Screenings Herald the Opening Ceremonies of the VOICES Film Festival

26 June 2012

On the 3rd of July young European movies will appear again on the screens of Vologda cinemas. The first preliminary screening will be presented in "Salut". The VOICES Film Festival opens on the 6th of July.

The programm of VOICES Festival in Cherepovets

21 June 2012

As in times past, VOICES Festival Screenings will take place also in Cherepovets, in the House of music and cinema.

Love and war are two main themes of the third VOICES Festival

18 June 2012

For the second time there is a central theme connecting many of the films of the VOICES Festival. Last year the central theme was the relationship between parents and children. This year we have the complementary themes of Love and War.

The program of VOICES Festival 2012

14 June 2012

Dear friends, here's the program of the VOICES Festival 2012 in Vologda. We are waiting for you in the cinemas and at the special events.

VOICES Festival 2012 Program

Сompetition program of VOICES Fetival will surprise again

11 June 2012

The organizers of the third VOICES Fetival announced the competition program.

10 June 2012

Svetlana Baskova, the film-director, and Andrei Selverstov, the film-producer, will perform their film in Vologda.

Germany is the main guest of the third VOICES Festival

1 June 2012

Each year VOICES Festival meets one of the European countries and talks about her film-makers, showing in the towns of Vologda and Cherepovets selected films. This year third VOICES Festival organizer`s will present to the guests, journalists and film fans the German cinema.

VOICES Open-air screenings

1 June 2012

The third VOICES Festival will show the best european films to the audience in the the heart of the town of Vologda - near the walls of the Vologda Kremlin.

The Muse of the VOICES Festival

31 May 2012

German actress, singer and composer Katja Rimann will come to Vologda to become the Muse of the third VOICES Festival.

The VOICES Festival was performed in Cannes

28 May 2012

The presentation of the Vologda Independent Cinema from European Screens Festival has gone off successfully on the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival. The organizers VOICES director Igor Lysenko,programm director Igor Guskov and art-director Korinna Danielou told about the program of the Festival this year.

The contest of the short film I love you, Vologodchina! starts at the 1st of June

26 May 2012

The Vologda Independent Cinema from European Screens Festival and "Severstal" company provide you an unique opportunity to participate in the short film contest "I love you, Vologodchina".

VOICES Festival is now being prepaired for demonstration in Cherepovets

23 April 2012

This year the festival of the young European cinema VOICES will take place in Vologda from July 6 through July 10 and will be devoted to Germany and German cinema. The films from this country and other European countries will be shown in Vologda and in Cherepovets within the Festival. Igor Guskov, the program director of VOICES, told about the preliminary program for the citizens of Cherepovets.

Straight from The Promenade de la Croisette to the Vologda screens

19 April 2012

The new film by Sergei Loznitsa "In the fog" will participate in the main program of the Cannes Film Festival 2012. The director is going to perform the film in Vologda, within a third VOICES festival, with producers Valentina Mihaleva and Haiko Dekker.

VOICES conference and a special showing afterwards have gone off successfully in Vologda

18 April 2012

On the 17th of April, the first press-conference of the third VOICES Festival took place in the "SALUT" cinema. It was timed to concide with a special showing of a German film  "Dreileben" by Christian Petzhold, organized by the Festival direction together with the german Goethe cultural center.

VOICES Festaval will take place also in Cherepovets

18 April 2012

With support of "Severstal" inc. Voices Festival will take place in Cherepovets.

More information will be availiable later.

Closing Ceremony and Winners of the VOICES Festival 2011

9 July 2011

The program of the competition was presented with ten films, the debut or second work of European filmmakers, including the work of Russian director Oleg Flyangolts "Indifference." On July 9, 2011 at the Cinema "Lenk" in Vologda was held the closing ceremony of the Festival VOICES 2011.

8 July 2011

A. Sokurov receives prize at the VOICES Festival 2011

8 July 2011

Evening of July 6 at the cinema "Lenk" in Vologda, Alexander Sokurov was awarded the "Talent without frontiers" prize.

Opening of the Ultrapamyat exhibition at the Red Bridge Gallery

6 July 2011

July 6, 2011 at 14:00 in the International Festival of Young European Cinema «VOICES», the exhibition "Ultrapamyat" will open at the Gallery of Contemporary Art "Red Bridge".

VOICES Festival blog

6 July 2011

Check out the VOICES Festival blog, in Russian and in English. Every day read about what has happened, news and films.

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VOICES Festival 2011 Program

14 June 2011

Dear friends we present you the program of the VOICES Festival 2011 in Vologda.

We are waiting for you in the cinemas and at special events.

VOICES Festival 2012 Program

30 May 2011


10 May 2011

VOICES Festival to run a presentation cocktail in Cannes on the 18th of May

3 May 2011

On the 18th of May at 4pm the VOICES Festival is holding a presentation event, where we will tell everyone what our Festival is all about. The concept and the spirit of VOICES, guests, program - every topic will be covered by the Festival's direction, our guests and friends and the mayor of Vologda. Follow our website for news and videos to learn why VOICES is so unique and important.

If you are in Cannes, drop a letter to Alexandra Molac at and welcome!

The reception of applications for VOICES festival is closed.

1 May 2011

Dear colleagues, the reception of applications for VOICES festival is closed.

We congratulate those who managed to send the application form and are part of the Festival's program. To all the others we wish good luck next year.

Claudia Cardinale

10 April 2011

Muse of the Festival VOICES.

Participation in the film contest

16 March 2011

To participate in the competition please fill in the registration form:

VOICES-2011 Registration form.doc

Filling and sending this form implies acceptance of the prescreening terms of the VOICES Festival.

Application deadline

Applicants must submit duly completed applications no later than the end date of their admission (May 1, 2011). It will ensure a high level of selection and adequate time for the preparation of the selected films.

If you have not received a response from us, then most likely your film will not be represented in the Festival program.

If your film was selected you will receive a notification from the organizers no later than one month before the Festival starts, and you should submit a copy of it in digital high-definition format. More detailed information will be presented to those whose films were selected.


15 March 2011

In 2011 the VOICES Festival will present ten first and second full-length European films.
The prizes awarded by the international jury will be:
The Grand Prix — 30,000 Euros (20,000 Euros to the director or directors and 10,000 Euros to the Russian distributor)
Best Direction Prize
Best Script Prize
Best Performance Prize
Audience Prize
Special Prize “Talent without Borders” to a cinematographer whose activity abolishes borders and distances.

President of the Jury of the VOICES Festival

13 March 2011

Hugh Hudson will be President of the Jury of the Second Film Festival of young European cinema VOICES in 2011.


10 March 2011

VOICES Festival is open to people. We love journalists and respect their work. And we do our best to provide the most comfortable conditions for our Festival coverage.
At the same time we hope that the media representatives will be ready to comply with certain terms of cooperation with us that we have developed for your convenience.


1 March 2011

VOICES (Vologda Independent Cinema from European Screens) is international full-length feature film Festival which has become the unique place for meeting of young European filmmakers. Every year it presents the creations of both well-known directors and beginners. A lot of guests from all parts of Europe come to Vologda to take part in its program. Every year one of European countries becomes an honored guest of the Festival. In 2010 it was France and this year it will be Italy.

Closing Ceremony of the VOICES 2010

11 July 2010

Video from the closing of the festival.

Results of the First International Festival of Young European Cinema VOICES

10 July 2010

At the Closing Ceremony of the First International Festival of Young European Cinema VOICES in Vologda the Prizes to the winners of the competition program were presented. Grand Prix was given to Sergei Loznitsa for his film “My Joy”.