In Khanty-Mansiysk ended in the XV international festival of film debuts "Spirit of fire". The main prize of the event "Golden taiga" was given to "Diamond island" of French-Cambodian Director Davy Chou, reports the press service of the Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Natalia Komarova.
Second place and the prize "Silver taiga" has got Polish Director Jan Matushansky for the film "the Last family". Third place went to the film "the last days of the city" directed by tamer El said production Egypt, Germany, UK and UAE.
Russian debutants has also been awarded with several awards. Directors Portnyagin, Ilya and Valentin Makarov won the prize of spectator sympathies "the gold taiga" and "Silver rose" for the best work with music in the film "Carol. Invisible beauty." Special prize"For the preservation of cultural traditions" got the film "Sofijka" directed by Kira Kovalenko, a graduate of the workshop of Alexander Sokurov Kabardino-Balkarian state University named berbekova.
Festival "Spirit of fire" was coined in 2002 by the Director of Ugra Sergey Solovyov and has since been held in the region each year. This year the festival presented over 100 films from 25 countries.