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Filmmakers from Arctic neighboring countries to participate in the First Arctic Open festival

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Filmmakers from Arctic neighboring countries to participate in the First Arctic Open festival


02.08.2017

pixabay.comOrganizing committee of the the First Arctic Open International film festival, has announced that it starts accepting applications, TASS reports. The film forum will take place in Archangel and Severodvinsk, Russia. Filmmakers from eight surrounding Arctic countries, including Russia, Denmark, Sweden will participate in the festival.

The festival director Tamara Statikova has admitted that the idea was borrowed from the International Arctic Forum 'Arctic: Territory of Dialogue', that was held  in March this year. Tamara Statikova stated that it is necessary to continue cultural dialogue between filmmakers of surrounding Arctic countries.

The preference will be given to films promoting national cultures, ecology issues and a role of human in a rapidly changing world.

It's worth mentioning that the event is supported by the Presidential Grants Foundation.

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