VI International festival «Aquafilm» April, 27 -29, 2011 in St.-Petersburg the VI Parade of underwater films "Aquafilm" ta...
Vladimir LUTOV - President of Parade of underwater films the“Aquafilm": 8 921 933 0734, lioutov@bk.ruPaulina GOUSEVA - PR-...
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  1. 1. VI International festival «Aquafilm» April, 27 -29, 2011 in St.-Petersburg the VI Parade of underwater films "Aquafilm" takes place. The maintheme of the festival is «Space and Ocean». The VI Parade of underwater films "Aquafilm" is dedicatedto: the 50th anniversary of IOC (Intergovernmental oceanographic commission) of UNESCO, the 50th anniversary of the 1st flight of man into the space, the 50th anniversary of the legendary Russian underwarer film "Amphibia-man", the 100th anniversary of Jacque-Ives Cousteau .The program for the VI Parade of underwater films “Aquafilm” includes the world- best films aboutwater and the underwater world, with film-winners from different festivals: “World festival ofunderwater images” (Marseilles, France) and others. «The Space Odyssey» will be presented withunique material and images from space, provided by the Space Memorial museum (Moscow), theRussian State Hydrometeorological University, the Russian Space Department and others.The internationally-known French guests invited for the event to St.-Petersburg are :Andre Laban – the underwater photographer, the aquanaut and the engineer of "Calypso" team,underwater artist;Daniel Merceir - the Founder and President of the World Festival of Underwater Images.(www.underwater-festival.com);Festival highlights:April 27th the official opening ceremony . Peak Centre ( 2, Sennaya square).April 28th official celebration of the 50 anniversary of the “Amphibia-man (1961,) one of the world’sbest underwater films. Dom Kino (12, Karavannaya str.)During "Aquafilm" there will be a competition of short underwater video films, photos and children’spictures, as well as special screenings for schoolchildren and children from orphanages.All events are free to public. The Aquafilm festival has taken place since 2005 on a noncommercial basis with the purpose of thepopularization of underwater art to show the public the beauty and enigmas of the underwater world . It is aimedto attract attention to the theme of an active way of life, problems of bionomics and the study of the world’socean as well as to increase ecological awareness, the preservation of water resources and life on Earth. During 2005-2010 in St.Petersburg more than 150 films from 17 countries were screened: among themwere 60 films from Russia , 20 films from Ukraine, 20 films from France. Also, there were the works of directorsand underwater photographers from Australia, Great Britain, Germany, Israel, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Canada,Latvia, Macedonia, Turkey, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia.The Aquafilm Festival is a member of the European Association of festivals of underwater images (EuropeanUnderwater Images Festivals Association - EUIFA) and the partner of the World festival of underwater images (TheWorld Festival of Underwater Pictures). The Festival received informational support of IOC (Intergovernmentaloceanographic commission) of UNESCO. Official UNESCO site:http://portal.unesco.org/science/en/ev.phpURL_ID=9124&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.htmlContacts:
  2. 2. Vladimir LUTOV - President of Parade of underwater films the“Aquafilm": 8 921 933 0734, lioutov@bk.ruPaulina GOUSEVA - PR-director of Parade of underwater the “Aquafilm": 8 911 214-11-31, gousi@mail.ruwww.aquafilm.su

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