The Organizers of the XVIII International Film Festival “WON TOGETHER” present the Award-Winning Films to a Wide Audience

19/01/2024 14:59

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly held a film screening of the winners of the XVIII Vladimir Menshov International Film Festival “WON TOGETHER” at the I.S. Turgenev Moscow Library.

The film, co-produced by Malta and Russia, “Russian Exodus in Malta,” was presented by director Maxim Ryzhakov. The film tells about the fate of Russian emigrants of the 20th century who ended up on the island and contributed to the cultural development of Malta.

At the festival, the film received the “History in Frame – New Facets” prize for its fresh coverage of historical processes. The director spoke to the audience and discussed the historical and creative aspects of the creation of the film.

Recently, more and more countries have expressed interest in interacting with Russia, initiating cultural interaction based on a common historical past, realizing that this is a competitive advantage. The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly accumulates ties between the countries of not only the Eurasian continent, it becomes the central link of humanitarian and business partnership. The XVIII International Film Festival “WON TOGETHER” took place on November 4 to 9 in Sochi. Its goal is an honest creative dialogue between documentarians in Russia and the world. Over 300 professionals and more than 100 representatives of the foreign film and television industry took part in the largest film forum.

The organizers of the film festival “WON TOGETHER” are the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly and the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio. All events of the XVIII Film Festival are supported by the Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives. To date, more than a dozen public screenings of the festival's award-winning films have already been organized.