Russian Film Festival 2010
The Philippine-Russian Business Assembly (PRBA) and the Consulate of the Russian Federation recently hosted the first Russian Film Festival in Cebu, Philippines. Presented by Mosfilm Studios in cooperation with the Arts Council of Cebu, Ayala Center Cebu, the Philippines-Russia Friendship Society, Inc. Manny O Wines, Philippine Airlines, Sun.Star Daily and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the Festival featured 5 classical and contemporary films produced by the biggest Russian filmmaker.
To commemorate this 2010 the 65th anniversary of their victory in the Second World War to which the Soviet Union made tremendous contribution, a photo exhibition was also mounted for the duration of the festival.
The Russian Film Festival 2010 is one of the biggest events being implemented in preparation for the 35th anniversary on June 2, 2011 of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the republic of the Philippines.
The Festival was offered free to the public on March 26 & 27 at Ayala Onstage on a first-come, first-seated basis up to maximum theater capacity. The Films were shown with English subtitles.
7:30 pm Screening “The Star” (Director: Nikolay Lebedev)
12:00 pm Mirror (Director: Andrei Tarkovsky)
2:30 pm Vanished Empire (Director: Karen Shakhnazarov)
5:00 pm Ward No. 6 (Director: Karen Shakhnazarov, Alexander Gho)
7:30 pm Agony (R 18) (Director: Elem Klimov)