Aksenov supported the import substitution policy of the American cinema

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate in fotobanka of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov. Archival photoAksenov supported the import substitution policy of the American cinema© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the image Bank

The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov believes the correct policy for the development of national cinema as an alternative American film.

Earlier, the head of Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov at the opening ceremony of the III international festival «Eurasian bridge» in Yalta called to fight the domination of American cinema by import substitution.

«We need to make it a 100%. Related to this initiative positively. Need to be replaced. Right. Import substitution is a normal process. I hope that our festival will serve as a tool to perform this task,» — said Aksenov reporters at the closing ceremony of «Eurasian bridge».

Festival «Eurasian bridge» was first held in 2016. The idea of its creation belongs to Director Nikita Mikhalkov. In 2014, he proposed to establish an annual film festival, which was held in Crimea for the revival and popularization of the Crimean cinema in the Eurasian space and would give impetus to the strengthening of international cultural relations.