Kongoveteranene gjør det godt i Sverige

Fantastisk! Kongoveteranene er valgt ut til fire ulike filmfestivaler i Sverige: Boden International Film Festival, Luleå International Film Festival, Swedish International Film Festival (SIFF), og Stockholm City Film Festival.

På tre av festivalene vant filmen pris for beste dokumenter, mens den nådde finalen under SIFF. Nå gleder vi oss til å få vist filmen i Norge.

The new Russia to be screened at Tromsø International Film Festival

Virvel Film is proud to announce that out movie, The New Russia has been selected for Tromsø International Film Festival. The film will be screened as part of the Films from the North-program. The festival will take place in the city of Tromsø, Norway, from the 14th to the 20th of January 2013. Omtale av filmen på TIFF

Read more about the festival by follow this link:

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Tromsø International Film Festival

Controversial NGO-law worries Russian environmentalist

The Russian organization Nature and Youth and Kola Environmental Centre finds itself monitored, as President Putin pushes for a new controversial NGO-law.

Priroda i Molodezh (Nature and Youth) demonstrates in Murmansk City (Photo: Trude Pettersen)

The two groupa is partly funded by their Norwegian co-partner, but says they will not cease receiving funding from abroad.

“I think we will not cease to receive funding from abroad. We will look for other opportunities in this difficult matter,” says Director of Kola Ecological Center (KEC), Yura Ivanov to BarentsObserver.

Read in Barents Observer: To read more n this subject, please follow this link.

The New Russia to be screened in Slovakia

The New Russiais selected for the official program at the 39th International Festival of Sustainable Development Films (Ekotopfilm) in Slovakia.

Ekotopfilm is considered the biggest Festival for sustainable development films in Europe.

After the premier in Bratislava in October, the film will be screened throughout the country, among other places in the city of Košice th 6th of November, and in the Cinemax theatre of the city of Žilina the 20th of November. See link: Ekotopfilm