The first international festival of young European film opens in Vologda


The first international festival of young European film, VOICES, opens on Sunday in Vologda and will continue until June 9th.

The competition program includes 10 films from Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Sweden, France, Italy, Spain and other countries. Only debuts are allowed in the competition.

The jury of the festival, which is headed by renowned director and writer Sergei Bodrov, saw the entrance of the Polish director, screenwriter and actor Krzysztof Zanussi, winner of two prizes.

Besides the main program, the festival will be a competition in amateur short films and in which everyone can take part. As a result of the contest the People’s Choice Award will be awarded, the winner will be get a two-week trip to Paris.

The VOICES festival was organized in the framework of the official program of the Year of France in Russia and the Year of Russia in France.


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Luz Aguado was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and grew up in East Los Angeles. She is the oldest of four siblings. Prior to attending The Art Institute, Luz was a student at the University of California Riverside where she studied biology and aspired to become a medical doctor. Now she studies Media Arts and Animation at The Art Institute of Los Angeles and hopes of one day having the opportunity to work for Disney Animation Studios. Three dimensional animation and the innovative techniques that have given animation a more realistic appearance is something that she wishes to focus on while at The Art Institute.

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