In Belgrade launched a unique film festival.
In the Yugoslav Cinematheque in Belgrade took place the opening ceremony of the international film festival “Days of Russian cinema” in Serbia. The event was attended by Russian filmmakers participating delegations, the Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Chepurin, as well as prominent representatives of the Serbian film industry and official authorities. To present films at a film festival came Russian actors: Anna Churina Elena Zakharova (“will not say Goodbye”), Roman Curtin (“I lose weight”), Evgeniy Stychkin (“Gogol. Beginning”) and others.
The forum was opened by the film “the Coach” Danila Kozlovsky. The programme will also be shown 7 contemporary Russian films, including the Comedy “I lose weight” fantasy “Gogol. The beginning of the”, military-historical detective “to say Goodbye will not” biopic “iron curtain” and other paintings.
In addition to screenings, the forum will host a meeting of Russian filmmakers with the audience, held a press conference and professional discussions.
“Days of Russian cinema” in Serbia this year will be held in two cities — Belgrade and NIS. The forum is aimed at the development of new relationships with the creative and economic elite of the country, strengthening cooperation in the field of film industry, as well as the expansion of cultural exchange and the formation of the language of cinema — a positive image of Russia as a strategic partner of Serbia.
The producer of the forum, chief editor of the magazine “the Hollywood Reporter. The Russian edition of” Maria Lemesheva said: “Historical and cultural ties between Serbia and Russia have a centuries-old tradition. And even despite all the changes and difficulties that occurred with our country in recent history, we remain very close to each other. This is very important, and this intimate relationship must be maintained as tightly as possible. We have a wonderful opportunity to talk to the Serbian audience in the language of the culture, the language of cinema, the language of emotions and impressions. That is why we approached the question of the selection of films very carefully, to present the Serbian audience the most vivid and emotionally comprehensible to modern paintings. And, of course, we hope that with our help, the cooperation between Russian and Serbian film industries, will develop more dynamically.”