AZERBAIJANI-RUSSIAN CINEMA RELATIONS DISCUSSİON AT THE AZERBAIJANI UNION OF FİLMMAKERS
Russian-Azerbaijani film relations were discussed at the Azerbaijan Union of Filmmakers. On May 8, Rustam Ibragimbekov, the chairman of the AUF met with Irek Zinnurov, the head of the Russian Information and Cultural Center (Rossotrudnicestvo). Initiatives such as cooperation perspectives of Azerbaijani and Russian filmmakers, Azerbaijani students` education in film institutes in Moscow as well as the organizing of Russian Film Days were discussed.
Both sides have underlined the effectiveness of relations of 2 countries` filmmakers for decades and reaffirmed the importance of maintaining and developing this tradition.The parties decided to intensify meetings on the issues discussed.