Atlant International FICTS Festival

The city of Lipetsk has hosted  from 9 to 11 September, the 10th Atlant International FICTS Festival, organized by the Lipetsk regional administration, the Russian Olympic Committee, the Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs and the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Lipetsk region. It was essentially a festival of festivals. One hundred best films of the previous years were shown at the cinemas and cultural centers of the Lipetsk region.  

A competent jury, headed by Jovan Markovic, the Head of the Cinematographers Union of Serbia, has recognized “Hockey. KG” by Nurbek Bolotov the Best Feature Film, and the film “The fire that warms our hearts” (telling about the Olympic torch relay) by Eugenia Bogatyreva was called the best documentary film.   Nikita Berezhkov’s videotape called “Backstage” was recognized the best TV show. A series of films about Nikolay Valuev by Oleg Shilovsky has won in the Sports and Person category. Maria Kiseleva, a three-time Olympic champion, was awarded with a special diploma for the operator’s debut in the movie “Team. London 2012”. A prize of the Russian Olympic Committee “Loyalty to the Olympic Charter” was awarded to Eugeniy Bogatyrev, who has presented at the festival more than two dozen tapes focused on the Olympic theme.