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"Window to Europe" will be opened in Vyborg

August 8 2008
01:35

Russian Film Festival "Window to Europe", which traditionally include in their only domestic tape 16 times will take place in Vyborg, from 8 to 15 August. As the president of the festival, Armen Medvedev, the forum will include contests fiction, documentary and animated films. "The main competition of feature films, called" Autumn premieres, including new works by masters and certainly movies debutants "- said president of the festival.

"We are particularly attentive to the young filmmakers, actors and directors. We are trying to draw attention to the new name in the domestic film industry. We follow their destiny and are happy that many newcomers Viborg today have become known in the world of cinema," - he said. Feature film jury headed by renowned film director Vera Storozheva, which is also present at the festival draft of his new film "Spring is coming." At the forum, in addition to the Watch will be presented and another project is waiting for the audience. This new picture of Alexis Herman, Jr., "Paper Soldier", which will represent Russia at the Venice Film Festival.

As Medvedev spoke, the main competition includes 12 films, including new tape Stanislav Govorukhin "Passenger", Svetlana Druzhinina, "Vivat, Anna!" Tigran Keosayan Mirage, Andrei Khrzhanovsky "Fifteen rooms, or a sentimental journey to his homeland." In addition to the recognized masters in the competition will participate and debutantes. This - the film "Kaleidoscope" by Olga Darfo, "Limit Angel Nicholas Drayden," Illusion of Fear, "Aleksandr Kiriyenko," Nobody, except us ... " Sergei Govorukhin (the first work of a famous documentary film maker in a feature film) and others. As part of the main contest will show their new work, Alexander Hwang ("Dumplings Cherry"), Philip Jankowski ("Rock Head") and others. Second year at the festival "Window to Europe" is the program "The autumn blockbusters." This time it included four paintings: "D-Day" Michael Porechenkova, "Brownie" by Karen Oganesyan, "Rock Head" Philip Jankowski and "The Adventures of Alyonushka and Yarema," George Gytis. As always, take place in Vyborg and special events devoted to the anniversaries of the films.

It will be noted the 40 anniversary of the movie "We'll Live Till Monday" Stanislav Rostotsky, 30 years of "Five Evenings" by Nikita Mikhalkov, 25 years of "We Are From Jazz" by Karen Shakhnazarov, and others. To the 100 anniversary of Russian cinema and to the 90 th anniversary of the Lenfilm Studio in Viborg will be a creative meeting with prominent Russian film director Alexander Sokurov, devoted to the 20 th anniversary of the movie "Painful Indifference" and 10 years of documentary film, "St. Petersburg Diary. Kozintsev apartment. Third time at the festival "Window to Europe" at the end of competition shows, but to summarize, in the roundtable will be held open meetings of the jury. The main prize of "Golden boat" be awarded in three categories: for best feature film for best documentary and for best animated film. Also there are special awards, including the prize Stanislaw and Andrew Rostotsky, Savva Kulish prize and the prize Guild of Film Critics of Russia.

Festival "Window to Europe" started its activities in 1993, when the well-known domestic filmmakers Savva Kulish, Marlene Hutsiev, composer Michael Tariverdiyev, documentary film director Vladimir Konovalov and producers Gevorg Nersisyan and Andrei Simonov decided to gather in the border town of Vyborg to all who are a hard time shooting a film, and the risk of roll (1993, many called the most difficult period in the history of national cinema).Their first prizes at the forum were Makarov Vladimir Khotinenko, "Dreams" by Karen Shakhnazarov Borodyanka and Alexander, "The Abyss" Vladimir Basov, Jr., "Viva Castro!" Boris Frumin. Participated in the competition films by Kira Muratova, Paul Chukhrai, Stanislav Govorukhin, Alexander Petrov, Dmitry Meskhiev, Alexei Uchitel, Alexander Sokurov, Pavel Lungin and others, RIA News .

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