Conference «Films on a big screen. Restoration and development». Round-table discussion “Documentary films distribution. Newsreel on the present screen”

Official event flow / Cinema

16.12.2015 12:00-14:00

Kryukov canal emb, 12, Open studio of documentary films “Lendoc”


The main theme of the last day of cinema program IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum - film mode of existence of reality. The third part of the conference will be held at the studio of documentary films "Lendok." Participants of the round table "Documentary films distribution. Newsreel on the present screen", to discuss issues of representation of the past, saving newsreel of the necessary documentation.


The round table will be considered successful models of existence of documentary films today: the main St. Petersburg film festival - Festival "Message to Man", has made this year a strong restart; DRC - Russia's first documentary film cinema; festival of documentary films about the culture and music "Beat Film Festival"; studio "Lendok", a new team that turns the oldest Russian Documentary Film Studio in film production base, production center and cultural center.


Round table participants will develop a series of recommendations for the conservation of newsreels, documentary film rental (ways to make a documentary film popular, return to the rental of educational and popular science films), the need for documentation of our time.


After completion of the round table the director's room studio will host a private screening for the participants of the Forum "Still, I believe." A documentary film by Mikhail Romm, completed after his death by Elem Klimov, Marlen Khutsiev, German Lavrov will be presented by Marlene Hutsiev.


Alexey Uchitel

President of the International Festival of documentary, short, animated and experimental films "Message to Man"