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Culture news, 28.03.2007 15:42

International Antiracist Film Festival Starts in St. Petersburg

racism The International Film Festival against Racism and Xenophobia "Open Your Eyes"! started last week in St. Petersburg.

The event is being held as an independent social forum. Till March 25 the public was offered a series of free demonstrations of Russian and European films dwelling on the problems of racism and xenophobia. These issues were discussed with well-known researchers, human rights defenders, journalists, film directors, municipal authorities, and initiators and participants of particular projects for fighting xenophobia in Russia and Europe.

The discussions were based on films by directors from Russia, Great Britain, Germany, and Sweden.

More about the festival: www.obmen.org

News source: russia-ic.com

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