Russian film festival begins todayCultural Correspondent
A four-day 4 film festival marking the 67th anniversary of victory in great patriotic war of Russian people during the World War II will begin on Sunday at the auditorium of Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Dhaka.
The festival has been jointly organised by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Dhaka and Russian Centre of Science and Culture.
Four films including Nikolay Lebedev’s The Star, Leonid Bykov’s One-Two Soldiers Were Going, Mikhail Kalatozov’s The Cranes are Flying and Sergei Bondarchuk’s They Fought for Their Motherland will be screened at 6:00pm on alternative days from Sunday.
The films feature theme of patriotism and war of Russia during the World War II. The Star depicts seven brave snipers of the Russian army who set to defend their motherland from German tank division in the Second World War while One-Two Soldiers Were Going reveals the unusual story about the children coming to the place where exactly thirty years ago their father took the last deadly battle.
The Cranes Are Flying portrays a woman who losses her lover in a war but she finds strength to continue living, refusing to believe that her lover is dead.
They Fought for Their Motherland depicts a small group of Russain army who desperately trying to hold their ground in Stalingrad in front of the rampaging German war machine.
The festival is open for all.
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