In Rostov-on-don has canceled a screening of «Matilda» at the request of the Teacher

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photomontages Matilda movie in the cinemaIn Rostov-on-don has canceled a screening of «Matilda» at the request of the Teacher© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Theater «Luxor» in Rostov-on-don quashed the preliminary screening of the film by Alexei Uchitel «Matilda»; such a decision is not associated with the received threats, he was accepted by the Director because of my schedule, told RIA Novosti the representative of the cinema «Luxor» Roman Mikhailov.

Earlier preview of «Matilda» was held at the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, the state Duma, the documentary film Centre. The film also showed in Vladivostok, Simferopol, Sochi, St.-Petersburg, Novosibirsk, and also in MIA «Russia today».

«We really planned to do a screening in the framework of the day of birth «Luxor» on October 21. Due to certain circumstances had to be cancelled. These circumstances in no way related to the fact that our cinema, as other cinemas, had received threats or some other such moments. This decision was made by Alexei Uchitel. It is solely associated with the schedule of the Director,» — said Mikhailov.

He added that the screening of the film showed that he has a stir among the audience: so, in Novosibirsk for half an hour after the start of sales were sold out all the tickets, more than 600 seats in four halls.

All the major cinemas of Rostov has told RIA Novosti that will broadcast the picture of «Matilda» from October 26. In addition to the «Luxor» cinema is «Big,» «Kinomaks-don», cinema chain «Charlie» and others. Ticket sales are already open. The decision on the final date of the show will be attended on the basis of the demand of the audience and attendance rooms.

Mikhailov added that «Luxor», like other chains, has faced threats in connection with the screening of the movie «Matilda». Statement about the threats lodged with the police.

The movie «Matilda», which is released in Russian cinemas on October 26, for quite some time causing heated discussions. Thus, representatives of the public movement «the Royal cross» called «Matilda» anti-Russian and anti-religious provocation, and the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya has asked the Prosecutor General to check the painting, it is also called revoke movie rental license. According to her, experts and scholars made a comprehensive examination of the materials of the film, which showed that «Matilda» image doesn’t match the image of the Russian Orthodox Church canonized the Emperor Nicholas II.

The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky asked the interior Minister to ensure order during the rental of «Matilda», as in the recent increase in calls for violence and threats against cinemas and producer of the film. The United network of cinemas «Sinema Park» and «Formula Kino» in mid-September refused to show «Matilda» due to security threats, but on October 13 rejected the decision, returning the film Teachers in their repertoire of cinemas.