Classic of world cinema and winner of the "Golden Lion" Jos Stelling will visit the Cultural Forum

The famous Dutch director and screenwriter Jos Stelling will take part in the IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum in the framework of two sections: "Theatre" and "Cinema." He will arrive in the northern capital along with his son - director of its art-house cinemas in Utrecht (Netherlands).

Jos Stelling acts as an expert in the performance of "The Language of Birds", which will bring together on the same stage both professional actors and people with autism. Premiere performances will be held on December 14th. In addition on 16th December, specifically for the actors of “language of the birds" Stelling together with, the director of Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theatre, Konstantinov will hold a master class.

Another meeting will be held under the section "Cinema" - December 14 Stelling will take part in the round table "Project cinemafication of small and medium-sized Russian cities" in the General Staff of the Hermitage. Also on December 16, he will hold a master class "Light and shadow: Cinema and Painting" and will show his film "Rembrandt: Portrait 1669".

Jos Stelling - recognized worldwide master of film directing. His works - "The Flying Dutchman" and " The Pointsman" - critics rightly considered one of the best films of the century-old history of cinema. Dutch film director, winner of the "Palme d'Or" and "Golden Lion", often relieves Russian actors. Sergei Makovetskii Leonid Bichevin, Renata Litvinova Svetlana Svetlichnaya and Maxim Kovalevsky played in his films.