XV international festival of Orthodox film “Pokrov”
This year viewers are in for a lot short, and animated films.
16-th international festival of Orthodox film “Pokrov” will be held in Kiev next week, from 8 to 11 October, reported on the website of the festival.
Traditionally, the winners will be determined in four nominations: “Animated films”, “Documentary” “Short films” and “full-length Feature films”. Also will be awarded a prize of spectator sympathies.
The opening of the festival, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the revival of monastic life in the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, will be held at the National Opera of Ukraine. The opening film is a documentary of “inter” TV channel “Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. Photo of the Millennium”. It will also illustrate a feature film “the mistake of the Neophyte. Great post” (Belarus).
The opening ceremony will be attended by: his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onufriy, the people’s Deputy of Ukraine Andriy Derkach, vicar of the Holy Dormition Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Metropolitan Pavel (Lebed), project Manager and head of the Synodal Department for youth Affairs of the UOC Archbishop Iona (Cherepanov), head of the Synodal information Department of the UOC Archbishop Kliment (the last Supper).
Just organizing Committee received about 200 works. Were selected 70 films from Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, India, Serbia and Russia, which will be shown in the capital’s cinema House (str Saksahanskoho 6). Views of the contest works will be held: 8 October from 10.00 to 15.00; 9-10 October – from 11.00 to 21.00 / 11th October 11.00-17.00. Admission is free.
“This year come a lot of participants – more than 60 of the seven countries – said General Director of “Cover” Archpriest Alexander Akulov. – Including the Director and the producer, which will be the closing film of the festival – “Paul, an Apostle of Christ”.”
With the American guests of the festival one of these days will be a creative meeting dedicated to the creation of Christian movies in Hollywood.
Winners and nominees will be awarded the traditional prizes of the festival and a special award from the founders of the film festival.
Details on the festival website: www.pokrovkino.com.