The campaign «movie Night» was visited by over 700 thousand people

© RIA Novosti / Artem Itinitially in the cinema. Archival photoThe campaign «movie Night» was visited by over 700 thousand people© RIA Novosti / Artem Zhitenev

Participants of the all-Russian campaign «movie Night», which took place last weekend, more than 700 thousand people, the press service of the cinema Fund.

Federal campaign «movie Night» was held for the second time in the Day of Russian cinema. For two days — 26 and 27 August, the Russians were waiting for the outdoor film screenings, premieres, concerts, and exhibitions devoted to cinema. Across the country, involved more than 2.5 thousand sites.

The press service of the cinema Fund said that more than 700 people joined the activities of the event, with some regions of the Russian Federation has shown this year to be more active.

«This year, the regions get more serious about our campaign and advance attended to the organization of platforms for watching movies. In some areas attendance at «movie Night» was more than in 2016. This Krasnodar Krai, Sverdlovsk oblast, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Astrakhan oblast, Volgograd oblast, Saratov oblast and Chuvash Republic. The weather was great everywhere, but that didn’t stop our viewers who wanted to see new Russian films. I hope the campaign will continue next year and will attract even more spectators» – are words in the message the Executive Director of the cinema Fund Anton Malyshev.

The people of Russia by open vote chose to view within the action films «first Time», «28 Panfilov», «Kitchens: the Last stand» and the cartoon «the snow Queen 3: Fire and ice».