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The festival is moored in Rotterdam

Today in Rotterdam the International film festival, to which ispolnja
  the Festival is moored in Rotterdam
Today in Rotterdam the International film festival to which 30 years are executed opens. Solemnity to this event adds also that Rotterdam this year is declared by cultural capital of Europe.

One of most dynamically developing festivals of the world - Rotterdam this year will move to the new festival centre. As always, within the limits of festival will pass CineMart - the market of scenary projects. And this year the considerable part of work is transferred to the Internet: there it is possible to find not only in detail painted program of festival, but also by means of the password Sinemarta to get acquainted and with the projects presented on the market.
Rotterdam - the largest port of the world, but only this year to organizers has come to mind to use port subjects as a plot of the big retrospective show. It and named - On the Waterfront ( In port ) : On the film of semicentenial prescription of Elia Kazana with the same name with charismatic Marlonom Brando (Marlon Brando) in a leading role. The program will include pictures of the different countries and the epoch which action is played in ports. Besides, some low budget tapes are removed specially to festival.
last year Rotterdam has entirely passed under the badge of Japanese cinema. Not so obviously this time, but Japanese, seemingly, will dominate again. Especially here wait for a world premiere of the film of Fukasaku Kindzhi (Fukasaku Kinji) Royal fight (Battle Royale). This director - the veteran has obtained in last year the international recognition in Rotterdam. And its new tape has made monstrous scandal in Japan - display zhestokostej lives of a colony of difficult teenagers. The role of the teacher in a film is played by the well-known actor Takeshi Kitano (Takeshi Kitano).
In the centre of festival life will be Tiger Awards Competition - competition of the debut works applying on three Tigrovye awards . Russian debutants have not got to this program. Works of known Russian directors in Rotterdam also will not be. However, in the list of world premieres Dmitry Frolov`s picture " is registered; Over lake . The program vgikovskih educational korotkometrazhek Should be presented also.
Besides films at festival the set of installations and any actions will be arranged. In museum Chabot there will pass an exhibition of works of the Czech director and the artist - the surrealist Yana Shvankmajera (Jan Svankmajer). And in Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum after display of fifteen installations of modern cinematographers at once upon termination of festival Alexander Sokurov will start shootings of a film. Thus, Rotterdam becomes not only a place of intellectual and business dialogue, but also a set.

the GROIN - ALEXEYS