I Northern Character: green screen International Festival of Ecological and Social Films

I Northern Character: green screen International Festival of Ecological and Social Films

I International Festival of Ecological and Social Films "Northern Character: green screen" will be held in the borderland of Russia and Norway

The central event of the festival will be a meeting with the famous Russian film director Alexander Sokurov and the screening of his film "Alexandra".

NORTHERN CHARACTER: GREEN SCREEN

I International Festival of Ecological and Social Films "Northern Character: green screen" will be held in two border towns - Nickel (Russia) and Kirkenes (Norway) on September, 27 – 29 2018 for the first time. The slogan of the festival is "Nature is a source of inspiration".

The purpose of the festival is to find new models of human interaction with the surrounding world and to promote the development of ecological culture.

"Human culture determines the attitude towards nature. And the higher the culture is, the more careful people’s attitude of to the world around them. Nature is not a source of consumption, but a source of inspiration, " –the organizers say.

The organizers of the festival intend to create an atmosphere of an ecological holiday, involving residents of the Russian and Norwegian towns who will become participants of the "Northern Character: green screen" Festival.

The organizer of the festival is the "Northern Character Production Center" (since 2008, the International Films&TV Festival "Northern Character", since 2013 - the "North Character" film marathon) aims to create an open international platform for the dialogue on environmental issues with the participation of specialists, experts, volunteers and active residents of Nickel, Pechenga district (Russia) and Kirkenes (Norway).

The festival is held with the support of the company "Nornickel" on September 27-29, 2018. The opening of GREEN SCREEN will be held in Kirkenes on September 27, in the evening Kirkenes will transfer the festival relay to Nikel, where four sites will be involved: the Voskhod recreation center, the Pasvik reserve visit center, the Central library, the Art Center "2 school".

September, 28 will be the opening of the festival on the Russian side, an international round-table "Nature, Culture and Man", a demonstration of the best films from the collection of the "Northern Character" Film Festival, meetings with filmmakers. The screenings of the films and the performance of the famous music group on September, 29 will complete the festival in Nikel.