The XXI Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from March 3 to 6, 2023
01.12.2022, 14:30
The XXI Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from March 3 to 6, 2023
The meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the XXI Spirit of Fire International Debut Film Festival was held on November 11, 2022. The Governor of Ugra, Natalia Komarova, chaired the meeting. It was attended by the Vice-President of the Festival Maria Zvereva, Chairman of the Selection Committee, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Roscongress Foundation Elena Marinina, representatives of Gazpromneft-Khantos LLC, as well as heads of relevant departments and institutions of the region and prominent figures of the world film community. Three eminent filmmakers have enriched the Spirit of Fire 2023! There was presented the President of the Festival, Emir Kusturica, film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and composer. Pyotr Shepotinnik, Russian film director and TV host, opinion columnist, and consultant to the Venice Biennale on cinema issues, was elected Chairman of the Selection Committee. Boris Khlebnikov, film director, screenwriter, and producer, will become the festival's Art Director. The XXI Spirit of Fire Film Festival events will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from March 3-6, 2023. Applications for international and Russian competitions will be accepted from November 14, 2022, to January 20, 2023.