Azerbaijani film enters short list of Russian film festival

Azerbaijani film enters short list of Russian film festival

Azerbaijani director Mirbala Salimli's Red Garden has entered the short list of the 17th Baikal International Film Festival 'Man and Nature.'

The festival will be held in Russia's Irkutsk on September 21- 25.

The film 'Red Garden' was included in the shortlist of the film festival in the nomination 'Feature Film'.  The works by directors from India, Brazil, Russia and Turkey are also presented in this category.

Red Garden tells the story of a provincial teacher. А desperate desire of having his own son makes him so indifferent to orphan in his custody and even to deadlock situation of his beloved spouse, Trend reported.

The film was co-produced by AzerbaijanFilm Company and White Media (Russia).

Red Garden was nominated for award 'Best film of CIS and Baltic countries' at the 30th Nika awards ceremony in Russia, as well as invited to the 'Ambitious debut' of Austrian LET'S CEE Film Festival.

Baikal International Film Festival documentary and popular science films "Man and Nature" is held in Irkutsk city with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, the Government of the Irkutsk Region, the Ministry of Culture and Archives of the Irkutsk Region since 1999.

The festival was established by the Union of Cinematographers of Russia and the Irkutsk regional branch of the Union of Russian Cinematographers.


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