Berlin international film festival was supported by Kirill Serebrennikov

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Berlin international film festival outraged by the situation room Kirill Serebrennikov under house arrest, and joins the international solidarity with the Director, the press service of the theater «Gogol-center», with reference to the head of the «Berlinale» Dieter Kosslik.

The Director Kirill Serebrennikov, the ex-accountant of the «Seventh Studio» Nina Masliaev, the General Director «the Seventh Studio» Yuri Itin and Malopolski are involved in business on fraud gastrectomy. In may at the Metropolitan theater «Gogol-center» and home Serebrennikov were searched in the case of embezzlement of public funds to non-profit organizations, «the Seventh Studio».

According to the investigation, the Ministry of culture of Russia has allocated the «Seventh Studio» about 70 million rubles for shows and tours. The defendants, according to the investigation, stole money by bogus documents about the organization of the play «a Midsummer night’s Dream».

«Berlin international film festival «Berlinale» joins the international solidarity with the Russian Director of theatre and cinema Kirill Serebrennikov. We are outraged by his arbitrary detention, the conduct of court cases and house arrest», — said Kosslick.

According to him, pieces of silver one of the most important leading Russian Directors, in the last few years has inspired international audiences with their creativity. Kosslick noted that «Gogol-center» under the leadership Serebrennikov became one of the most outstanding and original cultural places in Moscow and is known far beyond Russia.

«Movies Kirill Serebrennikov presented at major international festivals and was a success at the German box office. Pieces of silver in the last years an incredibly important figure in the cultural interaction of our countries», — he stressed.

Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has declared, that itself belongs to the cultural figures should not become a reason for exemption. Thus, according to the Russian leader, if the government wanted to limit the activities of the government, he would not have allocated considerable public funds — «no censorship, no pressure — nothing.»