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The 8th edition of Festival VOICES (VOlogda Independent Cinema from European Screens) opened on July 5

Every year the International Festival of the Young European Cinema VOICES takes place in Vologda. VOICES Festival is supported by the Vologda Oblast Governor, Vologda City administration, and the RF Ministry of Culture. Only in summer 2017 VOICES festival moved from Vologda to St. Petersburg. The organizers of the festival expanded the geography of the event.

The film festival gathers European cinema lovers and takes an investigative look at young directors and their latest creations.

During the event until July 8, skilled cinematographers will meet young ones, and the audience and guests of the Festival will meet the European cinema. Many European professionals will attend the festival as an opportunity to meet their Russian counterparts.

The Jury members include distinguished Russian and European cinematographers who decide which of the films from the competition program will be the winner.

Today such films as Fortuna (Switzerland, Belgium), Home (Belgium) and Your Tutor (Russia) will compete in the main competition section.

Vologda Oblast official website