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Last year nominees of Film Award Nika announced

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Last year nominees of Film Award Nika announced



Well-known film director Alexander Sokurov will become a recipient of special award “For Honor and Dignity” at the National Film Award Nika, TASS reports. The awarded prize is named after film director Eldar Ryazanov starting last year.

It is worth reminding that famous actress Alisa Freindlich became an award holder last year. Dear Hans, Lovely Peter movie directed by Alexander Mindadze won in the main competition category.

Film critic Andrey Plakhov won in the award “For Contribution to Cinema Sciences, Criticism and Education”. Alexander Mitta will get an award “For Large Personal Contribution to Russian Cinema” named after Alexey German.

The oldest National Film Award was established by famous Russain film director and producer Yuly Gysman, turns 30 this year. The gala ceremony of "Russian Oscar" is planned for the end of March. It will take place in Moscow.

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