Unofficial winners of the 36th Moscow International Film Festival have been announced
June 28th, 2014 the 36th Moscow International Film Festival saw the unofficial prize distribution. FIPRESCI jury was the first to announce the result. Gideon Kouts, the President of Cinema Union of France is the chairman of the jury this year.
The president of MIFF
June 28th, 2014 the 36th Moscow International Film Festival saw a press-briefing with the president of MIFF Nikita Mikhalkov before the final ceremony. The journalists were focused on the influence of political sanctions on the festival. The president of MIFF admitted the there was an undercurrent of sanctions but highlighted it didn’t determine the success or fail of the festival. He hopes political sanctions are temporary. «I don’t think it’s a big tragedy for us which can erase the meaning and the idea of the festival and the interest to it» — the president said.
«Walking on sunshine»
June 27th, 2014 the 36th MIFF saw a show and a press-conference on the film «Walking on sunshine». The film was represented by the film directors Dania Pasquini and Max Giwa, the producer James Richardson and the actors Hannah Arterton and Giulio Berutti. The film has already received the first positive reviews from mass-media.
June 27th, 2014 the press-centre of the 36th MIFF saw a press-conference on the film “All inclusive”, the participant of the main competition. The film director Doris Dorrie is also the author of the self-titled book on which the script of the film is based.
MIFF represented the film directors of the shorts
June 27th, 2014 MIFF saw a press-conference with the participants of the short films competition. Max Shavkin (14 steps) and Miguel Angel Perez Blanco (Dinosaurs don’t live here anymore) attended the meeting.
Igor Ugolnikov film project «Battallion of death»
June 26th , 2014 the press-centre of the 36th Moscow International Film Festival saw the presentation of the film project of Igor Ugolnikov about the First World War «Battallion of death» produced under support of the Ministry of culture of Russian Federation.
“Yes and Yes”
June 25th, 2014 there was a press-conference devoted “Yes and Yes” by Russian film-maker Valeriya Gay Germanika. The motion picture is a participant of the main competition program of the 36th MIFF. It was the first time the film was shown to the audience. The meeting was represented by Valeriya Gay Germanika, the film-maker, Agnia Kuznetsova and Alexandr Gorchilin, the actors, Fyodor Bondarchuk and Maxim Korolyov, the producers and Vsevolod Kapur, the cameraman.
Abderrahmane Sissako: “I’m glad I get a chance to come back to my second motherland”
25th, June 2014 there were a press-show and a press-conference of the film “Timbuktu”, a participant of “Divine Euphoria” program. The meeting was represented by с, the film-maker and the member of the 36th MIFF.
Thomas Balmes: “When you are a stranger it’s easy to open up relationship”
June 25th, 2014 the press-center held the press-conference devoted to “Happiness” film, a participant of the documentary program of the 36th MIFF. Thomas Balmes, film-maker, producer and script writer met with journalists at the press-conference.
25 июня 2014 года состоялась пресс-конференция по фильму «Счастье», участвующему в конкурсе документального кино 36-го Московского Международного Кинофестиваля. С журналистами встретился режиссер, сценарист и продюсер картины Томас Бальмес.