INTERFAX: XVI Festival VICTORIOUS TOGETHER opened in Sevastopol

29/08/2020 10:50

Photo: Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly

Moscow. August 28. INTERFAX.RU - the XVI International Festival of Documentaries and TV Programs VICTORIOUS TOGETHER is opened in Sevastopol.

This year it is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic war. Films from 37 countries and 21 regions of Russia participate in the national documentary film contest and four international ones: a documentary film contest, TV contest, a Film School contest, and a contest for social short films, social videos, and social advertising.

Films screenings will also be held in Moscow, Kursk, Krasnoyarsk and Barnaul.

International film and TV projects will be pitched during the festival. The organizers also announced an International Public Forum on Preserving the Memory of the Second World war and the Great Patriotic war.

The festival is organized by the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio, the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, and the Government of Sevastopol. The project is implemented with a Grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society, provided by the Presidential Grants Fund. The honorary President of the festival is People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Menshov. Artistic Director is Honoured Artist of Russia Sergey Miroshnichenko. The Project Manager is Valery Ruzin, President of the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio.

The closing ceremony of the festival will take place on September 4. It will announce the winners of the festival.