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Russian contender for an Oscar

Film director, Anna Melikyan

1976 - Born in Baku
2002 - Graduates, All-Russian Institute of Cinematography
2004 - Releases first film, Mars
2007 - Screenplay writer, The Mermaid
2007 - Co-Producer, Semeyka Ady
2008 - Producer, Domovoy (The House Ghost)
2008 - World premier of The Mermaid, Sundance Film Festival, U.S.
2008 - The Mermaid takes Fipresci Prize at Berlinale-2008

Today we will talk about cinema. The film "The Mermaid" has been chosen as the official Russian selection for the Oscar for Foreign Language Film. The Oscars National Selection Committee in the Russian Federation chose the film from eight Russian motion pictures. Today the director Anna Melikyan is the guest in our studio.