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Friday, October 21, 2016

Chronicle of the festival

At the 38th running of the festival Federation of film societies of Russia, whose members arrived in Moscow from across the country. So they — the voice of the people, but also for casual moviegoers. After each competitive film Federation members display their rating. While the top three looks like this: 1. “Daughter,” Mirkarimi Reza (Iran) — 7.3 points. 2. “The Machinations” Of David Grieco (Italy) Is 6.9. 3. “Eccentric” Janusz Majewski (Poland) Is 6.1.

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Riccardo Scamarcio

The Tusks Of Photography

Diplomat and politician, and once the press Secretary of Boris Yeltsin Sergey Yastrzhembsky does not only photography, but also shoots movie. Unlike other filmmakers he has no particular funding problems. His visually rich shot films in Africa, look luxurious. “Bloody tusks” (Kenya—France—Russia) was created by the international team and talks about business in ivory. Poachers carry on their shoulders the bloody tusks of the poor animals, and the film is much closer to the genre of “travel” and television journalism.

Patriotism on the silk road

In the framework of the Russian programme was held “round table” on the theme “Patriotism in the movies: myth and reality?”. Her leading became President of the Guild of film critics, program Director of MIFF Kirill Razlogov. Those gathered talked about what it means patriotism in the life and art than he was in Soviet and post-Soviet cinema, which took place in the modern Russian cinema. At the same time pompously began the ceremony of signing the strategic cooperation agreement between the festival and China international film festival of the silk road.

Italian sex symbol and Russian actress

The Ambassador of Italy Mr. Cesare Maria Ragaglini had “Italy for the festival”, which was attended by a delegation of Italian filmmakers. Arrived in Moscow Riccardo Scamarcio the sex symbol of Italian cinema. At the Venice film festival his every appearance causes such a stir that a passerby could trample dozens of young fans, like a swarm swirling about the idol. At MIFF, he represents the film “Pericles the Black” Stefano Mordini where his character works for an influential Mafioso imprisoned for prostitution and drug trafficking. The reception was attended by the famous singer Massimo Ranieri, who plays herself in the competitive film “Machinations”. Massimo is a real star, participated in the song festival in San Remo. In the delegation of Italian film-makers have Russian actress and writer Marina Orlova. Its script set short film “Hello! I’m the producer of woody Allen,” presented at MIFF. So, getting acquainted with a girl, is the hero of the picture. The main role in it played itself Orlov.

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