Movie Official competition 3

Merry Grandmas

Director: Natalia Mirzoyan • Country: Russia • Production year: 2020 • Duration: 8’ • Language (subtitles): Russian (Italian) • Production: Boris Mashkovtsev • Distribution: Soyuzmultfilm  • Age rating: 8+

Mascha is desperate to go to a wild New Year’s Eve party, but instead, her parents take her to see her grandmother, who has invited her friends over. This gorgeous animated film pays homage to the lust for life and rebellious streak of older women everywhere.

Born in 1982 in Yerevan. Natalia graduated from the Arts school named after H. Danielyan and Department of Philosophy in Yerevan State University. She attended the faculty of easel graphics in Saint Petersburg Institute of Decorative-Applied Arts. Starting from 2004 works in Peterburg as animator and director. Her films “My Childhood Mystery Tree” and “Chinti” participated in many festivals and received prizes all over the world