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From October 6 to 13, St. Petersburg will be host to the New Holland Island International Debut Film Festival. The new Assembly Hall in House 12 at New Holland Island, the historic halls of the Rodina cinema centre, as well as the House of Cinema will become the main venues for the Festival.

This year’s programme of the New Holland Island International Debut Film Festival consists of seven parts. The feature and short films competitions will be judged by an international jury. Five other programmes will be shown out of competition. The non-competition programmes include documentaries (How Do We Live Together), films by Russian directors (Made in Russia), slow burner horror films (Films from the Uncanny Valley), Jury Selection, and Spotlight special programme made up of premieres and festival hits. The international jury of the Festival this year will include directors, film critics, and other film industry professionals from France, Germany, Kazakhstan, and Russia.

The Festival will be opened by the Russian premiere of Futura, directors Pietro Marcello, Francesco Munzi, Alice Rohrwacher.

Press office of the festival:
+7 (906) 268-83-18

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