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Alexander Sokurov Leads Creative Lab in St. Petersburg

10 October 2014 11:44 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — C.L.A.S.S., a creative lab led by one of Russia’s leading film directors, Alexander Sokurov (“Russian Ark”), has launched at the inaugural St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum, organized by Roskino.

Ninety works have been shortlisted from 500 short films submitted to the lab’s selection board by young filmmakers from 48 cities in five countries. The authors of the projects received training at C.L.A.S.S., which took place at the Repino Village in St. Petersburg, before a six-strong jury of industry professionals decided nominees for awards in the categories of Grand Prix, director and script.

Sokurov said: “The thing is that today in Russia thousands of young people make so-called ‘films of their own,’ which are films about things that truly affect them, that make them reflect, that make them passionate. This type of cinema is virtually unknown to wide audiences since it exists »

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