The film «The White Yagel» is opening the international festival in Murmansk
8:45 27 ноября 2014
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The film «The White Yagel» (white reindeer moss), which was made on the novels by the Nenets woman-writer Anna Nerkagi, is opening the international festival «Northern Character».
It has been conducted in Murmansk for the seventh year in a row.
This year more than 100 works by journalists and documentarians from Russia, Abkhazia, Norway, Sweden, France, Finland, Canada and Greece are participating in it.
The contest program of «Northern Character» consists of 7 nominations. The biggest competition is among documentary and short fiction films. The Swiss producer Bernt Viklund is the chairperson of the jury.
During two days public demonstrations of films and master-classes of Sweden, Norwegian and Russian film directors will take place on several platforms. The Russian film director and scientist-anthropologist Andrey Golovnev will present his view on development of documentary films. He makes films in ethnographic expeditions in Yamal, as RIA «Novosti» informs.
The closing ceremony of the film festival and awarding of winners will take place on the 29th of November.