Film Festival «Journey through Russia» will be held in Moscow from February 24 to March 3. This year, the residents and guests of the capital will see documentary pictures made in the Krasnoyarsk region.
The film festival «Journey through Russia» takes place in various cities of our country each year, having started from the year of 2014. A large-scale project introduces viewers to the nature, history and culture of the regions of Russia.
The venues of the event will become the Cinema House and the Moscow Lecture Hall of the Russian Geographical Society.
Thus, the 26th of February at 18:30 at the Moscow HQ there will take place thepremiere showing of the documentary «The wings. Gates of the Far North». The film narrates about the initial stage of development of polar aviation – from 1925 to 1935. The picture will be presented by its director, the member of the Russian Geographical Society Elina Astrakhantseva. The film was created with the support of the Krasnoyarsk regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society.
The visitors of the lecture hall will be shown video materials about the expedition for the evacuation of the Douglas S-47 aircraft from Taimyr Peninsula. The plane made an emergency landing directly to the tundra in 1947. Thanks to the skillful actions of the commander of the crew of Maxim Tyurikov, all the people on board remained alive. In 2016-2017, the Russian Geographical Society conducted an international expedition to evacuate the aircraft. After the restoration, it will be an exhibit of the Museum of the Development of the North in Krasnoyarsk.
You may study the detailed program of the Festival on the official page of the projecton Facebook.
The Festival takes place with the support of the Ministry of Nature of Russia, Union of Cinematographers of Russia, the Russian Geographical Society, the Ministry of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk region and other organizations.
A preliminary registration is required to attend the lecture.