NEW YORK, Oct 30, 2009 / FW/ — From Nov 13 – 22, 2009, film aficionados will be treated with award-winning Russian films as well as those never before seen on the silver screen in the US during the 9th Annual Russian Fashion Week which will take place in New York City to be held in different part of the city from South Brooklyn to Upper Manhattan.
Made possible through the collaboration of the advertising agency Global Advertising Strategies and Television studio “Clotho Plus” with support from OS Enterprises, Inc., Cojeco, and The New York Office of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation to the USA, Russian Film Week (RFW) had also found sponsorships from Alex Soldier and the School of Visual Arts among others. Media partners include DEPESHA magazine and Davidzon Radio among others.
Since 2000, RFW has engaged NYC’s film community and foreign film enthusiasts to experience the power of Russian cinema. It is well known for its mainstream and independent films, and for its support of emerging and established directors.
This year’s edition, in addition to the film screenings and formal receptions, the RFW will include a series of special panel and round-table discussions with some of the leading Russian and American cinematographers, as well as professors and students from the top film schools in the United States.
This year’s film week includes the long awaited, “Anna Karenina” by Sergei Solovyov, “Tsar” by Pavel Lungin, “Pete on the Way to Heaven” by Nikolai Dostal, “The Gift to Stalin” by Rustem Abdrashev, “Bury Me Behind the Baseboard” by Sergei Snezhkin, “Everybody Dies But Me” by Valeriya Gai Germanika, “Miracle” by “Street Aleksandr Proshkin, “Once Upon a Time in the Provinces” by Katya Shagalova, “Melody for a Street Organ” by Kira Muratova, “Buben, Baraban” by Aleksei Mizgiryov, “Tale in the Darkness” by Nikolai Khomeriki, “Believe!” by Lidiya Bobrova, and “Black Spot” by Vadim Ostrovsky.
Commenting in DEPESHA’s magazine’s collaboration with RFW, Stephan Rabimov, DEPESHA’s Editor-in-Chief said, “Russian Film Week and DEPESHA magazine share a common mission, to create experiences that bring people together in discovering extraordinary Russian culture.”
“We are very proud to support the Russian Film Week, as it is through the art of cinema that we foster a community that is more informed, aware, and alive,” Rabimov concluded.
For more information about RFW and to purchase tickets please visit: http://russianfilmweeknyc.com