The awarding ceremony of the Platonov Award, which will be held on June 11 at 15:00 at the Spartak cinema, will be followed by a meeting with the winner of the award, a Russian film-maker Alexander Sokurov, and a screening of his new film "Francofonia". Traditionally, the governor of Voronezh region Aleksey Gordeev will take part in the ceremony.
The entrance to the ceremony is by free invitations, which you can get at the Platonov Festival Directorate (30 Teatralnaya St.) starting from tomorrow. Hurry up since the sitting in the hall is limited!
"Francofonia" is a French documentary and fiction film directed by Alexander Sokurov in 2015. The opening night of the film was held at the Venice Film Festival, where "Francofonia" was named the best European film of the competition programme according to the Federation of Film Critics of Europe and Mediterranean (FEDEORA).