16.06.2015 Russian

Children's Program of Odessa Film Festival

VI Odessa International Film Festival (OIFF) will be opened on July 10 in the Musical Comedy Theater. It was informed at the today's briefing by the OIFF general producer Yuliya Sinkevich.

She stressed that it is aimed at Odessa popularization both in Ukraine and world. The producer added however that it is not solely a tourist event but a cinematographic as well, which faces a task of elevating the audience's standards of taste and promoting high-grade cinema.

Traditional open-air demonstration at Potemkin Staircase will take place on July 11. A Man with Cinecamera by Dziga Vertov will be shown.

In honor of the 120th anniversary of cinematograph a program of Lumiere brothers' pictures is scheduled. The producer said that it will be the first demonstration of the program after the Cannes Film Festival, reports Vikna-Odessa News agency correspondent.

In addition, a children's program will be introduced for the first time at OIFF. It comprises four films - both fiction and animation. Demonstrtions will be free of charge.

Closing date is July 18.

Vikna-Odessa


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