Anniversary filmmaker of Alexander Sokurov films is opened in the KBSU

Release date: 17.06.2021

June 16 at the Kabardino-Balkarian State University named after H. M. Berbekov started showing films of the elite director, the People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, a member of the Board of Trustees of the KBSU, Alexander Sokurov, dedicated to his 70th anniversary.

Introducing the demonstration of the masterpieces of the world cinema, the head of the Union of Composers of the KBR, Jabrail Hupa thanked Yuri Altudov, Albert Saralp, thanks to which this meeting was made with high art.

«Alexander Sokurov’s films are a whole world, this is the universe that binds the past, present and future. Young talented directors who glorified our republic has appeared thanks to Alexander Sokurov. Thank you so much for it,» — noted the composer.

The head of the KBSU Yuri Altudov also stressed the significance of the occurrence of the cultural event:

We are very happy what we are contemporaries of Alexander Sokurov, a man of the Great Dara. We hope that he, being a member of the Board of Trustees of the University, will continue to work for the benefit of our university, raise the level of culture of our republic. On behalf of the collective KBSU, please thank Alexander Nikolaevich for his talent and wish him a long happy creative life.
The first day of the film started with viewing the Russian Ark tape of 2002, the intention of which is to travel through the Hermitage’s halls, which covered 300 years of Russian history. It is noteworthy that one and a half hours filmed with one double and reflects several eras of the country reflected in music, visual arts, costumes, secular manners of the heroes in the frame. All few similar films in world cinema are invariably compared with the Russian Ark, noting its uniqueness of cultural significance.

«And we fall forever and live forever,» these words at the end of the film can be attributed to the Russian Hermitage Ark, personifying Russia, its history and culture.

«This is a very good, unusual film, stirring the soul, causing pride in Russia, delight, pain and admiration,» — responded Laura Kodzokova, the student.

In the following days, on June 17 and 18, everyone will be able to see other tapes of Alexander Sokurov «Sun» and «Francophonia», as well as the short tapes of his students.