Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) Silent films shot by Russian directors at the beginning of the 20th century that have not been screened since 1917 will be screened in St Petersburg from Tuesday. IANS | 3 months ago

The films are a part of a series of retrospectives timed for the 100th anniversary since the beginning of World War I.

The spectators will be offered three movies - 'Through Fire And Blood' by Mikhail Martov, 'The Backwater Russia Awakens To A Noble Cause' by Boris Svetlov and 'The Belgian Lily' by Vladislav Starevich.

These films have been restored and were loaned by State Cinematic Fund of Russia, that manages a huge cinema archive.

All the shows will be accompanied by live music.

(Posted on 19-08-2014)

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