The 1st International Film Awards SIFA will take place in Sochi from December 10 to December 16. The British Film Institute and RAINDANCE Film Festival will become partners of the event.
The awards organisers explained why Sochi has been selected for hosting SIFA. The resort city boasts a unique infrastructure as well as modern objects which have been constructed specially for the Olympic Games.
Lyubov Balagova has become the president of the international festival. Mohi Kandur has been appointed the head of the selection committee.
A statuette of Goddess Iris, a rainbow messenger of the Olympic gods in mythology of Ancient Greece will be the first prize of the festival.
Author: Vera Ivanova