People’s artist Ostroumova was awarded the prize of the festival «Amur autumn»

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Listenpreise in photobacteria Olga Ostroumova. Archival photoPeople’s artist Ostroumova was awarded the prize of the festival «Amur autumn»© RIA Novosti / Alexander Listenpreise the image Bank

People’s artist of Russia Olga Ostroumova was awarded the first prize of the XIV open festival of cinema and theatre «Amur autumn» in the Amur region for the contribution to Russian cinema, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the opening ceremony of the festival.

Jubilee «Amur autumn» was launched in Blagoveshchensk on Saturday and will end on September 24, traditionally the first prizes awarded at the opening of the show.

«I asked you at that age leads to the festival? What makes you go? Now, I respect and love the President, «the Amur autumn» Sergey Novozhilov. I’ll sing you a song my Mama sang,» asked 69-year-old actress from the stage to the audience and guests of the ceremony and performed an excerpt from the folk song «ducks are Flying and two geese».

Olga Ostroumova has received including the gift from the Annunciation jewellery — brooch with diamond decoration in a special way a depiction theatrical mask.

As reported, this year for the first time in frameworks «the Amur autumn» will pass competition of feature films, which will feature nine foreign films, eight of them premieres in Russia.

The international competition will take place at the festival for the first time in Russian competition full meter in Blagoveshchensk will be presented 11 films, including seven premieres, the jury and the audience will see 24 short films made in Russia in 2016 and 2017. Of all the festivals of Russia «Amur autumn», a competition antrepriznyh performances, there will be a total of 10 performances.

The festival «Amur autumn» is held with the support of the government, the foreign Ministry and the Ministry of culture of Russia, Union of cinematographers of Russia, the Amur region government and administration of Blagoveshchensk. General sponsor of the festival this year — SIBUR.

The festival, which is expected by the organizers, will be attended by over 80 thousand people, September 24. Guests and participants of the festival will be more than 350 filmmakers, public figures, musicians and artists, 173 of them have already arrived in Blagoveshchensk.