Obshestvo IRAS - Russian Cultural Center Tel Aviv Liaison

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Opening 5th Cinema International Festival "Russian film - 2009" in Tel Aviv

December 1
, the Russian cultural center in Tel Aviv inaugurated the 5th Cinema International Festival "Russian film - 2009".
Opening the evening, Director of the RCC, Alexander Kryukov introduced the guests: the world-famous cartoonist, filmmaker and author who became the classic animated film "Hedgehog in the Fog" and "Tale of Tales, Yuri Norstein Russia and talented actor, director, poet and public figure Alexander Pankratov - Black, received this year's title of People's Artist of Russia.

Speaking later, the head of the association "Pearl screen" (Moscow) and director of Film Forum Igor Yarinskih thanked the Embassy of Russia and the RCC for their help in organizing and conducting the festival and wished all lovers of cinema of Russia in Israel pleasant views.

Pankratov-Cherny talked about his difficult creative destiny and read several poems from a new poetry collection "I want to say ...", a copy of which he presented to the library of RCC.
During the informal part of the evening the audience could interact with your favorite artists, take pictures with them and get an autograph.
The program was opened by the film shows a demonstration of a new documentary film directed by Sergei Miroshnichenko's "Word" about the fate and work of AI
exander Solzhenitsyn.

The party was attended by representatives of the Embassy of Russia, the leaders of the Israeli artistic unions, public officials, and numerous fans of Russia's cinema. The 5th International Film Forum "Russian film - 2009" in Israel, which is organized by the Moscow association "Pearl screen" with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, will continue in the RCC until 13 December.

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