Film critic Kirill Razlogov: Yakut films is highlight of Berlinale

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The main event of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival is an international recognition of Yakut films and their including into the NATIVe programme. It was said by the president of the Guild of Film Critics of Russia Kirill Razlogov.


“When I visited Yakutsk a few years ago, I opened up a new world, although I had known about the existence of this cinema. The film festival has shown an inner artistic diversity of Yakut school of cinematography”, – said Kirill Razlogov.

According to him, Yakut films which were included into the list of the NATIVe programme characterized with the visual anthropology: “Michael Barynin’s 24 snow is well known by specialists and one of the best documentaries of the past year. A symbiosis of chronicle, mysticism and national epic is represented in Sergei Potapov’s God Diosiogei”.

Let us note that the NATIVe programme of the Berlinale included three Yakut films – 24 snow, God Diosiogei and The Boy and the Lake.

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