Khelom’s Customs 

Third Prize for Animation at the XIII St. Anna Festival of Debut and Student Films (Moscow, 2006).

Silver Warsaw Phoenix at the III Jewish Motifs Festival (Warsaw, 2006).

Diploma “For humor and absurd” at the International film festival KROK-2006 (Russia).

The 1st prize – Premio Simona Gesmundo Corti d’Animazione 2007 – “For the excellent use of the technique of cut-out animation, for the gentleness and irony used to handle the themes of memory and roots” (Cetraro, Italy)


The film is a part of filmic collections of “Fondazione Cineteca Italiana” in Milan (founded by directors Alberto Lattuada and Luigi Comencini).


The film was screened at the ceremony “Man of the year” in Kremlin, December 2008, Moscow.

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 Honorary Prize “Elephant” Guild of Film Critics of Russia
“For the purity thought and realization” (Suzdal, 2011)
Suzdal festival diploma “For the music atmosphere of the film”
(Suzdal, 2011)
Selection of Annecy Festival, 2011
Special prize of jury at the festival “Okno v Evropu”, Vyborg, Russia, 2011
Nominee on the Russian National Film Award Nika, Moscow, 2012

©Irina Litmanovich, 2015-2016