MOSCOW, May 28 (Itar-Tass) — The 34th Moscow International Film Festival will feature the best Russian film, Irina Pavlova, the artistic director of the Russian Program, told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
The film festival will take place in Moscow on June 21-30.
The best Russian films selected for the festival will be on the run at the Moscow House of Cinema starting from June 22. They program will include films by seasoned film directors and starting film-makers: Redemption by Alexander Proshkin, The Admirer by Vitaly Melnikov, The White Tiger by Karen Shakhnazarov, Coco by Avdotya Smirnova, Teacher’s Day by Sergei Mokritsky, Gulf Stream under the Iceberg by Yevgeniya Pashkevich, Spy by Alexander Andrianov, etc.
New documentaries and animated cartoons will traditionally run in the Bely (white) and Maly (small) halls of the House of Cinema. The documentaries will include: Good Morning, Mitrovica, Ivan, the Ivan’s Son, Written by Dovlatov, St. Petersburg Dolls, Not with Us, etc.
“Special attention will be paid to two milestone events: a centenary anniversary of Russian animation and the 95th birthday of Fedor Khitruk, a well-known Russian animator,” Irina Pavlova said.
The 40th anniversary of Mimino, a film by Georgy Danelia, will be another key event of the Russian Program.