Westwind film festival in St. Petersburg

The Kids from the Marx and Engels street, directed by Nikola Vukcevic, had successful premiere at WESTWIND film festival in Saint Petersburg (Russia). The Kids were selected by European Film Promotion association from Hamburg, which presented nine European films that were nominees for the best foreign language film at prestigious OSCAR awards (American film Academy Awards).

Festival, held from 21st to 25 th October, was opened with screening of the film “Youth” directed by Italian Oscar winning director Paolo Sorentino. Beside Sorentino, WESTWIND festival assembled national candidates from Spain, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Finland, Switzerland, Montenegro, Luxembourg, and was supported by Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme fund. The Kids from the Marx and Engels street was only film from the Balkans in the selection, and actress Branka Stanic presented our film in front of Russian audience.