From 23 to 27 November in Moscow in the Central house of cinematographers of the IC of Russia will host the XXIII international festival of films and TV programs “Radonezh”.
The festival “Radonezh” – is a recognized leader in the field of religious, moral, educational movie. The festival is held with the blessing of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill with the support of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, government of Moscow, the Union of cinematographers of Russia.
The Chairman of the Supervisory Board Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia – A. P. Torshin.
The aim of the Festival “Radonezh” is to attract attention to the issues of Orthodoxy from the society, improving the quality of Orthodox preaching in the media, exchange of journalists, Directors, cameramen – all creative workers in this region, and they receive reliable information about the life of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The festival brought together about 200 film and TV companies from all over Russia, CIS and foreign countries. This year the selection Committee was sent to 160 films and television programs. Of them in the festival program took film 101. Competitive program – 49 films; competition – 37фильмов. Given the unprecedented number and high standard of entries, the organizing Committee decided to show more information and the programme of 15 films. In addition to documentary films and TV programs in the competition, 7 and 9 animated short. The geography of the festival have sent their works filmmakers from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Abkhazia. Your movies gave filmmakers from Bulgaria, Serbia, Poland.
November 23 at 12.00 in the Church of St. Nicholas in Tolmachev (M. Tretyakov, Small Tolmachevsky pereulok, 9) held a Solemn prayer service and opening ceremony the XXIII International film festival “Radonezh”. After the opening ceremony will take place a press-conference which will be attended by the organizers and jury members of the festival: President of the festival – Eugene K. Nikiforov; the Chairman of the jury people’s artist of Russia, film Director V. I. Hotinenko, honored artist of Russia Valentina Telichkina; Executive producer of the festival and orgsummary of the Union of cinematographers of the Russian Federation Mikhail Kalinin Germanovich, programme Director of the festival Tatiana Moskvina-Yashchenko.
On the same day, November 23, at 19.00 in the White hall of the cinema House will host the official Opening of the XXIII festival “Radonezh”.
Competitive exhibition of the XXIII Festival “Radonezh” will be held from 24 to 27 November from 10.00 to 21.00 in White and Small halls of the Central house of cinematographers (Vasilevsky, 13). The closing ceremony will take place on 27 November at 19.00 in the same place in the Great hall with the presentation of prizes to the winners. Full information on the festival program is available on: www.radonezh.ru or http://fest.radonezh.ru/
In this year’s jury were: jury chair, Director of V. I. Khotinenko , movie actress V. Telichkina I.; journalist Boris Kostenko, Director of A. V. Bogatyrev, Archpriest Nikolai German; Archpriest Vladimir Sokolov, honored worker of culture of Russia A. N. Zolotukhina, T. critic Of Jensen, Director B. Mr. Krinitsyn, TV presenter Alena Gorenko.