Topic: 400th Anniversary
The State Russian Film Fund, with the assistance of the Office of HIH Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna will present The Romanovs and Russia Film Week at the Illusion Cinema in Moscow from April 19th - 25th, 2013.
The grand opening of the film events was held on April 19th at the State Film Archives theater with masters of Russian cinema in attendance.
In the lobby of the cinema is an exhibition dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the reign of the Romanov dynasty. During the Film Week viewers will have the opportunity to see more than 15 feature and documentary films made in different periods of the last century, and the modern interpretation of the events of the past through the eyes of filmmakers of the century. On the first night film expert E.M. Barykina addressed the attendees on the catalog of films dedicated to Russian rulers of the Rurik and Romanov dynasties. This year's catalog was reissued in an expanded form by Gosfilmofonda Russia.
The Romanovs and Russia Film Week will end on April 25th with a screening of the award willing film Russian Ark by Alexander Sokurov.
© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 22 April, 2013