Eligibility requirements: All works submitted for the Breaking Down Barriers Film Festival should portray a disability issue. We accept the following film categories: Feature Narrative, Short Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Public Service Announcements, and encourage the submission of films that have been produced by and with the close participation of persons with disabilities. We also encourage films, made by film school students. We will also have a special prize for the best short film, made by a team of children with and without disabilities.
All works must have been produced after January 1, 2018. DEADLINES for submission of films: July 1st, 2020
You can submit your film via an online form on our website, or via FilmFreeway (use waiver code LBDB1).
All works must be submitted using the submission form that can be downloaded from our website
WE PREFER TO RECEIVE FILMS FOR CONSIDERATION VIA ONLINE LINKS. Please send us an online link with your password so that we can consider your film. All works that are not in Russian should be submitted with English sub-titles or captions. Transcripts and photos should also be included.
PLEASE KEEP ALL LINKS/VIDEOS THAT YOU SEND TO US ACTIVE UNTIL August 31st, 2020
If you do not have a link, please send a copy of your film on DVD to:
Breaking Down Barriers
International Disability Film Festival
Russian Disability NGO Perspektiva
Letnikovskaya str., 11/10, building 2
Business center Capital House
Moscow, 115114, Russia
You can also request the submission form by email:
To submit more than one work, please make a copy of the submission form for each entry. Film makers are informed about selection for screening by August 31st 2020