On Saturday Estonian capital Tallinn saw the launching of the sixth cinema festival "Black nights", which will show 335 movies from 51 countries.
The forum program coordinator Tiina Lokk said the festival started with a series of films for children and youth, including 100 films and 78 cartoons.
The main program of the festival, to begin November 29, comprises 117 movies - feature and documentary films shot in the recent two years. 173 films by East European cinematographers, including Russia, will be shown as well.
Russia is to present 12 movies, among them Andron Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky's "House of Fools" (the producer is supposed to attend the festival too), Kira Muratova's "Chekhov's Motives", Yuri Grymov's "Collector", Igor Minayev's "Moony Meadows", Alexander Mitta's "Red-hot Saturday", Yegor Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky's "Antikiller", etc.
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part