22 April 2010, Thursday, 14:49

The Year of France in Bashkortostan is opened with the Week of French cinema

author: Elmira Sabirova

The Year of France started with the Week of French cinema in Bashkortostan. For the fifth time the cinema-theater “RODINA” presents modern cinematography of France to the spectators but this week is of special importance this year because it is held within the frames of the Year of France in Russia and the Year of Russia in France.

“The Program of the Year of France in Bashkortostan is wide” – the head of the National Library’s French hall Indira Hairetdinova says – “We are happy Ufa is included into the list of Russian cities, where the French filmfest is to be held. It has become possible due to active support of the UNESCO Affairs Committee RB”.

The Week of French cinema was opened with the criminal comedy “Time X” by Pascal Toma. Till April 30 citizens of Ufa and its guests may watch 10 movies, including the retrospective show of four films of the producer Allen Rene, shot within the period from 1961 to 2006. As Indira Hairetdinova said, in the morning the films will be demonstrated without translation and in the evening – with.

Within the frames of the Year of France in Russia the arrival of sculptors from France in our Republic is expected in May. Besides, the writer and journalist Arian Dolfus will arrive in Ufa to join the annual international ballet art show by Rudolph Nureev. She is the author of the book “Unsubdued Nureev” about our famous compatriot.