“Shtetl” became the most interesting film for Americans at the Week of Russian Cinema

At the end of January, the Week of Russian Cinema was held in New York. As the ‘Russkiy Mir’ reminds, due to the epidemic, the event was held online.

Russian Studio “Rock” became the host of the Week of Russian Cinema. Its founder, director Alexei Uchitel, noted that unexpected and very different works of Russian directors were presented the American audience. Some of them have already received awards from various film forums.

The most interesting for the public was the documentary film “Shtetl” directed by Ekaterina Ustinova about the disappearance of Jewish townships. In total, the festival poster consisted of almost two dozen films. Among them were “Conference” by Ivan Tverdovsky, “Deeper!” by Mikhail Segal, “The City Fell Asleep” by Maria Ignatenko, “Hypnosis” by Valery Todorovsky, and other.