The IX Film Festival “St. Vladimir” ended in Sevastopol
The IX Festival of Cinema and Television Films with Spiritual and Moral Content “St. Vladimir” has ended in Sevastopol. This year, 50 feature, documentary and television films participated in the competition program, and another 45 works were selected for non-competition screenings.
This is a very important and significant cultural event in the life of not only Sevastopol, but also Russia. At the festival you can see films that say that our lives should be guided by faith, hope, love and involvement in the fate of the Fatherland. We look forward to seeing more talent next year.– the press service of the Government of Sevastopol quotes the director of the Department of Culture of Sevastopol, Angela Sumakova.
President of the Saint Vladimir Film Festival Elena Ivanichenko thanked the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation for state support for the festival, and the Government of Sevastopol for organizational assistance, long-term cooperation and assistance.
There are many festivals in Sevastopol, but there is only one Sevastopol Film Festival, and this is “St. Vladimir”. During a difficult period in a difficult situation, we stayed with our beloved city and invited to visit the creators of wonderful cinema, who devote their talent and inspiration to the highest spiritual themes, the most important thoughts for a person, confirming their civic position with creativity and life choicesnotes Elena Ivanichenko.
The nomination “For the Motherland!” was of particular interest to the audience. – about the heroes of a special military operation. The team of the autonomous non-profit organization “Military Historical Center in the Southern District” volunteered to tell the truth about what is happening in Donbass and dispel myths among the residents of our country.
Our film “Donbass. The Tormented Heart of Russia» about why there are battles there, what our volunteers are fighting for, how civilians live. Our country has faced trials many times, and it has risen, and our people have been reborn and become different — cleaner, more spiritual. And these moments are felt in our film when you communicate with people who have experienced something terrible — the loss of loved ones, and, despite everything, these people are full of hope and love. This suggests that big, bright changes await our country, because we are a big, beautiful, strong people who, in difficult times, unite and move forwardsays scriptwriter Andrei Kudryakov.
In five days, Sevastopol residents were able to watch films in four cinemas in Sevastopol. The main venue was the retro cinema «Ukraine», where screenings were held all days of the festival.
source: press service of the Government of Sevastopol