the film Festival “Zerkalo” (the President last year became a film Director Sergey Bodrov) 2007, held annually in the city of Ivanovo. This year, online cinema Tvzavr will create 5 virtual screens – “Yuryevets”, “Ivanovo”, “Palekh”, “pales” and “Shuya”- named after the towns in the Ivanovo region, which usually maneuvers. Part of the film program will be available for free viewing. On first run you will need to purchase a ticket. Hall where will show the premiere – “Yuryevets”. It is named in honor of the city’s childhood by Andrei Tarkovsky.

Buy a ticket to the first showing of any competitive film could be anyone. You will need to register and log in to your account at Tvzavr, go to the page of the festival and to purchase festival film rentals for 48 hours. The price of each painting will be installed separately

in addition, during the five competition days of the festival, the platform for spectators will be available for live interviews with participants of the competition, online brunches with members of the jury and even night online cafe where the guests will be talking about the movie live. All these events will be able to participate and the audience.

“to Decide to hold a “Mirror” during the pandemic it was very difficult, after all, the festival is a projector and screen, people in the audience, the possibility of live communication, new and surprising meetings. The festival online deprives us of a lot of what we are all accustomed to. But it gives several advantages. In particular, we can from Ivanovo lands to spread the influence of auteur, sanctified the name of the dead and far beyond: the films of our program will be able to see at any point of the globe. And Ivanovka will be able to watch the best new film-making not only in the online theater, but local television. All this together will significantly increase the audience coverage “Mirrors”. And, most importantly, Ivanovka will not be this year devoid of traditional holiday movie – in these difficult times it is important to think not only about security but also about the mood and emotional condition – and their loved ones. When we watch and discuss movie – we understand something about ourselves and our place in this world, we feel that we are not alone, find like – minded people- it always has been, and always will be and this year”, – said Sergey Bodrov, film Director, President of the IFF “Zerkalo”

the Format of the opening ceremony has been kept secret, but we know that it will be the leading actor and Director Alexei Agranovich and actress Ksenia Rappoport.

in Addition to the competition program of the festival on the platform Tvzavr will also be presented out of competition. It will include already traditional sections – “the Films of the jury” and “special screening”, and section from the Academy of the author’s animation to them. F. With. Khitruk. In addition, this year’s festival will celebrate four – hundredth anniversary- Tonino Guerra, Federico Fellini, Nikolay Grinko, Sergei Bondarchuk. In the section “4X100” will be presented to the outstanding films of these filmmakers and Fyodor Bondarchuk for the first time will show snippets of their documentary about my father

the jury of 14 international film festival “Zerkalo” will include German Director, cameraman, writer Fred Kelemen, the Russian actress Olga Sutulova, a Russian film critic, living in Spain, selector prestigious international festivals Alena Shumakova, directed by Lina Chaplin (Israel). The name of the fifth member of the jury will be announced later.

In the competitive program “the Mirror” entered the films-participants and prize-winners of film festivals in Warsaw, Tallinn, Sarajevo, the participants of the Berlin film festival and the festival “Sundance”. A detailed programme will soon be available on the website of the festival. RG will write more about it – during the film festival.