A documentary “Koc” (“Camping Ground”) by the Russian director and producer of Azeri decent, a laureate of a lot of international film contests Rodion Ismayilov will participate in the International Film Festival Days of Ethnographic Cinema in Moscow, Russia.
The festival aims to discover and honor the leading filmmakers around the world who make documentaries about mountains and uplands.
The festival honours new and cutting-edge foreign independent films in several competition categories. Partnering with notable film industry companies, film educators, directors, producers, and writers, competition provides a forum for talented filmmakers to be recognized for their work, creativity, and achievements.
The organisers invite filmmakers and scholars working in the fields of ethnogra-phy and anthropology and in other related disciplines to participate in all the events.
Established in 2008, the festival is held every two year.
The festival will comprise the following events:
- Program of screenings “Anthropology of Work” organized around the cinematic representation of various forms of work from the traditional arts and crafts to Internet entrepreneurial activities;
- Special program of screenings prepared in the framework of the Year of Italian Culture and Language in Russia and devoted to the present visual studies in Italy.
Rodion Ismayilov was born in the Kohnagala village of Tovuz region and graduated from the State Cinema and Television University of St. Petersburg in 1998. At present, he is a director of "DS film" producer centre in Moscow.