International Russian-Cyprus Street Cinema Festival in Cyprus
The Russia-Cyprus Film Festival will be held for the first time in Cyprus on 9-15 October 2017
The Festival is organized by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Cyprus and the Strovolos Municipality.
The screenings will be open air and will take place from 9 to 15 October at the Acropolis Park in Strovolos.
In the framework of the Festival, the audience will have the opportunity to watch the latest Russian films, the best short films released by new Russian directors in the last year, as well as films by the Cypriot directors - Andreas Pantzis, Petros Charalambous and Giorgos Koukoumas.
The program of the Festival:
October 9, Monday - screening of seven short films by Russian and Cypriot directors (in Russian with English subtitles). On the 9th of October, the screenings will be opened by the Cyprus Armenian director Arsen Agajanian, who will present his new short film "He said" Mama " and the Cypriot director Giorgos Koukoumas, who will present his film" Up or Down " (in Greek, Russian and Turkish with English subtitles)
October 10, Tuesday - screening of the film "The Era of the First" (2017) by the Russian director Dmitry Kiseliev (in Russian with English subtitles).
October 11, Wednesday - screening of the film "The Collector" (2016) by the Russian director Alexei Krasovski (in Russian with English subtitles).
October 12, Thursday - screening of the film "Boy on the Bridge" (2016) by the Cypriot director Petros Charalambous (in Greek with English subtitles).
October 13, Friday - screening of the film "The joy and sorrow of the body" (2012) by the Cypriot director Andreas Pantzis (in English with Russian subtitles).
Andreas Pantzis and Petros Charalambous will be present at the screenings on October 12 and 13 and will have a conversation with the audience.
October 14, Saturday - screening of the film "Ledokol" (2017) by Russian director Nikolay Khomeriki (in Russian with English subtitles)
October 15, Sunday - screening of the film "Anna Karenina. The story of Vronsky" by the famous Russian director Karen Shakhnazarov.
All screenings start at 19:30.
The entrance to all screening is free.
The General Media Sponsor of the Russia-Cyprus Film Festival in Cyprus is the SIGMA TV.
Together with the Russian Cinema Week that will take place in Paphos and Nicosia on 3-8 October 2017, the Russia- Cyprus Film Festival is one more event in Cyprus that aims in the enrichment of the cultural life of Cyprus, the development of cultural cooperation between Cyprus and Russia, the acquaintance of the Russian speaking public with the Cyprus cinema, as well as the Cypriot art lovers with the innovations of the Russian cinema.
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