Birthday of the Moscow International Film Festival – August 3

Today, August 3, Moscow International Film Festival is celebrating its 58th birthday.

The first Moscow International Film Festival was opened on August 3, 1959, under Nikita Khrushchev, with the motto

“For humane cinematography, peace and friendship among people!”

58 years later, it is still a popular and significant Moscow’s annual artistic event.

The closing ceremony of the 39th Moscow International Film Festival took place at the Rossiya theatre on June 29, 2017.

Here are the winners:

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