The first international festival of young European film, VOICES, opens on Sunday in Vologda and will continue until June 9th.
The competition program includes 10 films from Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Sweden, France, Italy, Spain and other countries. Only debuts are allowed in the competition.
The jury of the festival, which is headed by renowned director and writer Sergei Bodrov, saw the entrance of the Polish director, screenwriter and actor Krzysztof Zanussi, winner of two prizes.
Besides the main program, the festival will be a competition in amateur short films and in which everyone can take part. As a result of the contest the People’s Choice Award will be awarded, the winner will be get a two-week trip to Paris.
The VOICES festival was organized in the framework of the official program of the Year of France in Russia and the Year of Russia in France.