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International film festival starts in two weeks.




Northern Character: green screen International environmental and social film festival will be held from 23 to 26 September in the Murmansk region and Norway.


11 documentaries, eight short films from Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Armenia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will be shown in it in the categories "Documentary", "Short feature film". Another 8 films will be shown out of competition.


The films will be shown offline at several venues in Nikel, Zapolyarny and Kirkenes. In Nikel, these are Pechenga District Social Projects Center the Second School, Central Library of Nikel, Secondary School No. 3, an outdoor cinema will be open at the Metallurg stadium. In Zapolyarny - in Oktyabr culture house and secondary school number 19, in Kirkenes - the Sør-Varanger library.


The motto of Northern Character: green screen festival is "Nature is a source of inspiration". The festival organiser Northern Character Production Center aims to form an open international platform for dialogue on environmental issues with the participation of specialists, experts, volunteers, caring and active residents of Nikel, Pechenga district and Kirkenes.

The festival is supported by the Presidential Grants Foundation and the Government of the Murmansk Region. Project partners are Film Production Development Center of the Murmansk Region,Union of Cinematographers of Russia, Union of Journalists of Russia, Ministry of Culture of the Murmansk Region, Administration of the Pechenga District of the Murmansk Region, Sør-Varanger municipality (Norway), Sør-Varanger» Library, Pechenga District Social Projects Center the Second School, World Wildlife Fund.