«Bite the Dust», director’s debut of Taisia Igumentseva, and «The Sea» by Alexandra Strelyanaya will participate in «Russian Focus» programme of the 37th Göteborg International Film Festival.
Göteborg Festival, the biggest in Scandinavia, was established in 1979. Each year the festival lasts for 10 days and shows approximately 450 films from 60 countries. This year the festival will take place between 24th of January and 3rd of February 2014.
This year «Russian Focus» Programme presents 19 Russian feature and documentary films, such as «Hard to Be a God» and «My Friend Ivan Lapshin» by Alexei German, «The Geographer Drank His Globe Away» by Alexander Veledinsky, «Intimate Parts» by Natalia Merkulova and Alexei Chupov, «Pipeline» by Vitaliy Manskiy, and other.
«Russian Focus» is established to represent the contemporary political and social situation in Russia, thinks the art-director of the festival Marit Kapla.