2009, 15mn 
Couleur, documentaire
Fierté sans préjugés ?
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Гордость без предрассудков ?


 Pride without Prejudice ?

 Gordost bez predrassudkov ?

Réalisation : Ksenia OUDODOVA (Ксения УДОДОВА)
Images : Alekseï GUYCHTCHINE (Алексей ГЫЩИН)
Production : Perm University
format : DVD

On trouve dans toutes les villes de Russie des adolescents qui veulent se battre pour "la pureté" de la nation russe ou contre les préjugés racistes. Ils affirment vouloir assurer un meilleur avenir pour leurs enfants...

Commentaires et bibliographie
"The short film ‘Pride without Prejudice’ by Kseniya Udodova, which received an award from the Goethe Institute and as a result made its way to the West, confirms that this discussion is necessary. The young journalist dares to take a documentary approach and talks with fascist and antifascist skinheads in the provinces. Here, too, normal passersby have their say: they cannot be fascists, says one woman, this demonstration has received official permission. Such citizens find it incomprehensible that 65 years after the victory over fascism in Russia, Russian fascist groups can exist at all. Educational work is essential here."

Goethe Institute, 2010 :
"The jury unanimously decided that the best film was, without any doubt, Pride without Prejudice, written and directed by Ksenia Udodova. This film courageously treats a current, burning topic. The filmmaker managed to realize the concept she outlined in her treatment and to paint a realistic picture of rural Russia. In addition, it also manages, probably most importantly, to rattle its audience with a simple but important question, asked not in a primitive but in a very precise way: Aren’t the protagonists dangerously similar to the people who brought Adolf Hitler to power in the 1920s and 1930s? Maybe the whole thing is not as funny and harmless as it seems—that is the film’s painful main point. We need to acknowledge the filmmakers’ courage. One can imagine how difficult it must have been to get those images. Congratulations! "

Sélections dans les festivals :
- Festival du film d'Europe Centrale et Orientale , Wiesbaden (Allemagne), 2010