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Russian cartoons are included in program of Animated Film Festival in Cyprus
Photo credit: a shot from Bird Girl by Ekaterina Nevostruyeva
Animated films of Russian animators and compatriots living abroad are taking part in the Countryside Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World animation film festival, which started on August 9 in Salamiu (Cyprus), TASS reports. The program, consisting of 55 short cartoons, includes works by Russians directors.
On the first day of the festival, viewers watched the films of the Yekaterinburg studio Ural Cinema and the Moscow's VGIK. A film by Anna Ryzhkova, shot in Canada, is fighting for the victory in the program of children's films. The film of the Russian director Natalya Ryss, who lives in Israel, participates in the international competition.
The program included films by titled Russian animators Konstantin Bronzit, Sasha Svirsky and others. The festival will end on 12 August. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the program of the forum was cut, traditional exhibitions and master classes will not be held.