Organizers of the Odessa International Film Festival in 2015 promise again to please the cinema-lovers with intelligent and interesting movie.
The newest art films are available at the festival competition. A wide range of audiences will have an opportunity to “taste” the film products of the undoubted artistic quality, infromed doroga.ua.
The red carpet welcomes special guests of the festival, members of international jury panels, Ukrainian celebrities and municipal authorities, including Festival President Viktoria Tihipko with her husband Serhiy Tihipko, head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili, British composer Michael Nyman, Ukrainian documentary filmmaker Sergey Bukovski, Lithuanian filmmaker Šarūnas Bartas, Russian film director Aleksey Fedorchenko, FIPRESSI jury film critics Aleksandr Gusev and Ingrid Beerbaum, official designer of the OIFF Elena Reva, and Danish film director Jeppe Rønde who directed Bridgend, a participant of the International Competition, and Bridgend lead actor Josh O’Connor. Among other guests of the festivals are TV host Masha Efrosinina, singer Anna Zavalska, Pianoboy frontman Dmitry Shurov with his wife Olga, Ukrainian artist Aleksandr Roitburd, Captum director Anatoliy Mateshko and actor Volodymyr Horyansky, Honorary Artists Georgi Deliyev, Boris Barsky, Oleg Shkolnik, and Natalya Buzko.
The Grand-Prix of the festival will traditionally be announced based on viewers' votes.
Festival organizers, who last year were forced to substantially scale back, as the event was held just a month after Russian the event as funding was jeopardized just months after Russian occupied Ukraine's Crimean territory and anti-terroristic operation busted in the East of the country.