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Ethinic cinema promotion main focus at Spirit of Fire Festival

Ethinic cinema promotion main focus at Spirit of Fire Festival

The Spirit of Fire Festival is one of the largest Russian film screenings addressing development of Northern Film Industry Participants in the Spirit of Fire Film Festival, which was held recently in Khanty-Mansiysk, discussed prospects for the development of ethnic cinema and the film industry in northern Russia. 

Anton Kobyakov said 

"This year, the Spirit of Fire had a business platform where topical issues in the film industry were discussed, and ethnic cinema rightfully turned out to be in the business bloc’s centre of attention,” said Anton Kobyakov, an adviser to the Russian president and executive secretary of the Organizing Committee for Russia’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

According to an official communication, over 700 people took part in the events of the festival’s business block. More than 35 speakers spoke at the sessions of the business programme. In addition, the number of visitors to the multimedia exhibition ‘Artists Inspired by the Arctic. Artists Born in the North’ exceeded 500 people. 
The exhibition was part of the audio-visual project ‘Soul of Russia. The North’, which was timed to coincide with Russia’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021–2023 with the support of the Roscongress Foundation.