Makhachkala, August 24, 2016. The Youth Short Film Festival "Lighthouse" will be held for the first time on August 24 - 28 in the capital of Dagestan - Makhachkala. Within the framework of the festival, more than 30 works will be shown.
“The Festival "Lighthouse", held in the region for the first time, is a cultural and educational project, aimed at consolidation of young creative individuals, both the authors of films and simple spectators” - the organizer of the festival, the head of the socio-cultural project "Decorators’ life" Timurlan Temirov says.
"34 works in different genres produced by the young filmmakers from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok and other Russian regions, as well as from New York and Yerevan will be shown on the festival" - Temirov says.
Temirov said that the motto of the festival is "movies about the young people, for the young people and shot by the young people."
According to Temirov, the festival is conceived as a social project, which is a "creative space for youth self-realization." Its program includes look-days and workshops, meetings with the film directors, children's charity events, organization of thematic photo zones, art exhibitions and other events.
The organizer of the festival is the socio-cultural project "Decorators’ life" with support of the Ministry of Culture of Dagestan, Dagestan branch of the Russian Union of Cinematographers, the National Library named after R.Gamzatov et al.
The summarizing and rewarding ceremonies will take place on August 28.