The Legend of Siegfried written and directed by Svetlana Strelnikova and Artists of Perestroika written and directed by Masha Novikova will not be shown at Artdocfest 2022. The festival is cancelled in Russia.
The first Documentary Film Festival Artdocfest was held in Moscow in 2007 in the Khudozhestvenny cinema. It was organized by the direction of the non-fiction films National Award Laurel Branch (ANO Laurel Award) and Vitaly Mansky, who led the review. The festival was created to support and promote films which participated in the nominations for Best Authorial Documentary and Best Debut of the exclusive professional competition Laurel Branch.