Fedor Bondarchuk to Head "Cinema" Section

Fedor Bondarchuk, director of several cult Russian movies will become the curator of the Cimena Section at the IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.


The section will present the events dedicated to the key theme of the Forum, the 70th anniversary of UNESCO. The program of the section will include round-table discussions, exhibitions and shows, which includes House of Voices exhibition and research project, UNESO Film Heritage festival, Birth of Film Industry in Russia exhibition and the conference entitled “Big Screen Films: Restoration and Development.” For the first time ever, the IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum will present to international experts in the field of film a list of Russian and Soviet films recommended for inclusion into the UNESCO World Memory program. The list will be prepared by 100 experts in the film industry: historians, theoreticians, and practitioners of cinema art.


Famous Russian and international film industry professionals have been invited to take part in the program, which will be overseen and managed by Fedor Bondarchuk. 


Fedor Bondarchuk is a famous Russian director, actor, author, clip maker, TV presenter, and laureate of professional cinema awards and prizes. Since 2012 he has served as the General Director of Lenfilm, the oldest Russian film studio.


The preliminary program of the section can be found in the Program section of the website.