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Documentary on Leningrad siege to be screened in Berlin
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Children of the Siege documentary will be screened on January 31 at the cinema of the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin. The screening is dedicated to the anniversary of the liberation of Leningrad from the fascist blockade. The directors of the film Ina Rommee and Stefan Krauss will meet the viewers, the organizers of the screening told Russkiy Mir.
Nine heroes of the documentary who survived the siege of Leningrad shared memories of those terrible years. The film was created in collaboration with the German organization Club Dialog e.V. and the Living Memory Association, which is committed to preserving memories of the Leningrad siege.
Earlier, an exhibition of works by the famous Leningrad artist Viktor Novikov called I Dreamed of Siege opened in Hamburg. Visitors can see about twenty copies of the artist's works, telling about the life during the siege.
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