«Vivat Cinema of Russia» Festival took place in Saint-Petersburg. «The Age of Pioneers» starring Konstantin Khabenskiy and Evgeniy Mironov won the Grand Prix of the Festival. The award was taken by the director of the movie Dmitriy Kiselyov who was glad to «thank the real heroes of the epoque whom we are proud of».
The Head of the Festival jury Vadim Abdrashitov marked that the jury appraised «The Age of Pioneers» to be the best Russian movie of the year for script, direction, photography, cut.
«The Collector» movie directed by Alexey Krasovskiy starring Konstantin Khabenskiy won two awards: the diploma of the jury for audacity of the idea and its’ implementation» and the mass media special prize.
142 movies were demonstrated during the festival watched by 20 000 of people free of charge.