The Russian Military Cinema Festival has started on Monday, September 6, in Beijing. The opening ceremony was held in a cinema on the territory of the Museum of the Communist Party of China, TASS reports.
According to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Olga Lyubimova, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation fully supports the holding of such events, introducing Chinese viewers to domestic military films of recent years. She promised that the practice of holding screenings of thematic films will continue, and in the near future, a new meeting is possible, next time at the screening of Russian and Chinese film innovations dedicated to the friendship of the peoples of the two countries.
It is specified that as part of the festival, 6 Russian films about the war will be shown. These are “Height 89”, “Zoya”, “Match”, “Podolsk Cadets”, “Frontier” (“Rubezh”), and “T-34”. The films will be screened in Beijing from September 6 to 10, as well as in the administrative centre of the central Chinese province of Hunan, the city of Changsha, from September 8 to 12. The films will be shown in Russian with Chinese subtitles. It is noted that the festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Russian Embassy in China.