Baku (Azerbaijan) 

Presentation:  16-19.02.2015  

Participants: Maciej Drygas, Vita Żelakeviciute, Mirosław Dembiński, Mirosława Dembińska, Victoria Ogneva

In Baku, our project was represented by a team composed of: Maciej Drygas, Vita Zelakeviciute, Miroslaw Dembinski, Miroslawa Dembinska and Victoria Ogneva. Fariz Ahmedow of Azanfilm Studio was the host and organizer on the Azerbaijani side together with Ramil Alakbarov and Mahammad Aghabayov. The show, held in the main hall of the Nizami cinema, was an important cultural event in Baku. It gathered an audience of 500 viewers. Among the viewers there were some of the film’s protagonists and their families. The show attracted considerable media attention, there was a great number of journalists, including television. There were also representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the head of cinematography and many filmmakers. After the show there was an informal meeting in a warm, casual atmosphere. Wine and the melodies of traditional songs accompanied the discussion about the film and the announcement of a new project "Young People about Themselves". The idea received a warm welcome, and the hosts of the meeting accepted the invitation with hopes and enthusiasm.