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New victory and the Main prize of the «Teacher»


At the closing ceremony of the VIII international film Festival «East & West. Classica and avant-garde» film «the Teacha» created by the Department of experimental projects of the Corporation «Russian Film Group», became the winner of the festival, taking three awards.

Film «Teacha» directed by Alexey A. Petrukhin won the Main prize – the audience Award, Prize for contribution to cinema – people’s artist of Russia Irina Kupchenko for his role in the movie «the Teacher» and the Prize of the General sponsor of the festival for Best film.

The audience voted for the best picture of the festival. There were so many people who want to see the sensational film, that already won several awards at the biggest festivals, that the decision of the Ministry for culture and external Affairs together with the Ministry of education of the Orenburg region was to organize an additional filmshow.

«We are very grateful to our fans for the support, says the film’s Director, Alexey A. Petrukhin. – It is very important that we get the prizes according to the results of the audience voting for the «Teacha», it gives us the confidence that the picture turned out exactly the way we wanted».

25 September, the audience will be able to see the movie «the Teacha» in the competition program of the Second festival of modern Russian cinema «the Awakening» in Dmitrov.



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