Cinema with a French accent: RUDN University at the Bordeaux Film Festival
The festival of short films of young filmmakers of Russia "In Cine Veritas" is held annually as part of the festival. This year, more than two hundred short films have been announced. Seventeen creators personally came to Bordeaux to present their work.
The prize "For deep and soulful disclosure of the plot" was received by the film "023 Moscow - Paris", directed by Miloslava Vybornykh, created with the participation of RUDN University. The film is unique in that it is fully voiced in Frenchby Tatyana Evsikova, lecturer of the Department of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Philology of RUDN University and the head of the Club of Franco-Russian Friendship “Pocidelki”.
The festival prepared an educational program in cooperation with the University of Bordeaux, the School of Image and Sound 3IS, RUDN University and VGIK Russian Cinema Institute). The program featured master classes with the director and teacher of Wordshop Academy, Alyona Kukushkina, the presentation of the book “Woman and Her Career”, an honored guest of the festival, the founder of the “Serve Russia” Foundation Irina Yasakova, a lecture by film critic Irina Pavlova, as well as a discussion of the films with famous creators directors, actors and producers.
The festival has been held in Bordeaux since 2009. Created on the initiative of students of the University of Bordeaux-Montaigne and students of RUDN University, the festival helps to familiarize the French public with the richness and diversity of Slavic culture through the art of cinema. Each new festival in Bordeaux is successfully implemented by director Daria Tsukanova, the Institute of Modern Languages, Intercultural Communication and Migration of RUDN University, and invariably surprises with a new format.
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