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Westwind est de retour en Russie pour promouvoir le cinéma européen

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- En anglais : Après le succès rencontré l'année dernière, l'initiative, soutenue par le Programme MEDIA, retourne chez le géant de l'Est

Westwind est de retour en Russie pour promouvoir le cinéma européen
Labyrinth of Lies by Giulio Ricciarelli

Cet article est disponible en anglais.

Westwind has made its way to Russia for the fourth time to promote European cinema using the commercial pull of high-quality titles that have represented the continent in the race for previous years’ Best Foreign-language Film Oscar. This European Film Promotion-run initiative aims to attract Russian audiences and assist these films penetrate the nation’s market.

The event began today and will run until 23 October, with films being screened at the Angleterre Cinema in Saint Petersburg. Titles from the event will also be hosted simultaneously on Russia’s largest online VoD platform, ivi. Westwind is financially supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme and the participating EFP member organisations.

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Last year’s edition of Westwind was very successful, especially on ivi, hosting previous years’ European Oscar submissions, for approximately 2.226 million views across the country. This year, similar success is expected for the VoD platform, with a programme that includes such well-known titles as The Brand New Testament [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
interview : Jaco van Dormael
fiche film
]
by Jaco van Dormael, Mustang [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
interview : Deniz Gamze Ergüven
fiche film
]
by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Son of Saul [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
Q&A : László Nemes
interview : László Rajk
fiche film
]
by László Nemes and Clouds of Sils Maria [+lire aussi :
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bande-annonce
interview : Charles Gillibert
interview : Olivier Assayas
fiche film
]
by Olivier Assayas.

Meanwhile, at the Saint Petersburg screenings, other European titles will be showcased, such as Rams [+lire aussi :
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bande-annonce
interview : Grimur Hakonarson
fiche film
]
by Grímur Hákonarson, Baby(a)lone [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
fiche film
]
by Donato Rotunno, Labyrinth of Lies [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
making of
interview : Giulio Ricciarelli
fiche film
]
by Giulio Ricciarelli, Aferim! [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
interview : Radu Jude
fiche film
]
by Radu Jude, Arabian Nights - Volume 2, The Desolate One [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
interview : Miguel Gomes
fiche film
]
by Miguel Gomes and Viva [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
fiche film
]
by Paddy Breathnach.

Two Russian premieres will take place at Saint Petersburg as well: the Danish-Swedish co-production Walk With Me [+lire aussi :
bande-annonce
fiche film
]
by Lisa Ohlin, and Adult Life Skills [+lire aussi :
bande-annonce
fiche film
]
 (2016) by British writer-director Rachel Tunnard.

(Traduit de l'anglais)

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