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    Opening New Horizons in Wroclaw

    Friday, August 19th, 2011

    Just over five hours by EuroCity train from Berlin, the Polish city of Wroclaw was host again in July for the 11th edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival which sold more than 110,000 tickets in its eleven days.
    As founder Roman Gutek said in his introduction to this year’s catalogue, “from the beginning, we [...]

    St. Petersburg plays host to 2nd Kinoforum

    Thursday, August 18th, 2011

    Talk about good timing: the awards ceremony at the VOICES festival in Vologda had just finished on the evening of July 9 when several of the guests were whisked off for a bite to eat before being brought to the station to catch the night train to St Petersburg for the next film festival – [...]

    Voices from Vologda

    Monday, August 1st, 2011

    The Moscow International Film Festival had just come to a close when another cinema event - Vologda Independent Cinema from European Screens Festival (VOICES) - opened its doors on July 5th for the second year in a town half-way between the Russian Federation capital and St Petersburg.
    Part of the UNESCO’s world heritage list, Vologda was [...]