June 2 took place the opening ceremony of the 24th Russian film festival "Kinotavr". The competition program are participating 12 tapes. Opened the film festival film by Stanislav Govorukhin «Weekend».
At the ceremony, the president of "Kinotavr" Alexander Rodnyanskii talked about mass communication and auteur cinema. He said that the main aim of the festival was to unite these phenomena cinema.
The first award was presented already at the opening of the Chairman of the jury Alexander Mitta received an honorary prize as "an outstanding film director, strict educator and inventor naughty."
During the festival, in addition to the main 12 paintings will be presented 21 short films.
A special display will show the latest film by Gennady Sidorov "Novel with Cocaine" and the film festival will close on June 9 picture "Farewell" Dmitry Konstantinov.
Stanislav Govorukhin and Ekaterina Guseva
Svetlana and Fyodor Bondarchuk
Maxim Vitorgan and Ksenia Sobchak
Anatoly White and his wife
Marianne and her husband Maksimovskaya
Bozena Rynska and Igor Malashenko