Stunt festival kicks off in Russia

An international festival of stunts is underway in the Russian capital, giving visitors an opportunity to get up close and personal with mind-boggling daredevils and their art.

The “Prometheus” festival has been around since 1998 and is the only festival in the world which celebrates the art and science of performing stunts in cinematography and extreme sports. Every year it draws together people willing to risk life and limb for the public’s entertainment.