In the cinema, "Bommer" hosted screening of "Leningradka"

oday in the cinema "Bommer" held a creative meeting with writer Ina Melnitskaya and Olga Okonevskoy - author of the book about the life and work of Olga Bergholz "... And I will return again." Also in the theater hosted screening of "Leningradka" under the "Kharkov lilac PS».

The event was attended by Irina Gathering, chairman of the creative association "Circle", Natalia Cherkasova, a representative selection committee Film Festival "Kharkov lilac", teacher at the Kharkov Academy of Culture, Faculty of film and TV personalities, as well as students at the School of Young Journalist Department of Mass Communications Hoag and schoolchildren city.

Natalia Cherkasova, addressing the audience, said that today all united by love to the work of the great poet Olga Bergholz.

"In 13 years, speaking about his mission, the poet said that sees its task as spiritual help to people. These words could be called the motto of our festival. We are very pleased that the International Film Festival "Kharkov lilac" continues its work, that increases the number of films that come in its admissions and expanding its geography. And we are honored today to present as part of our wonderful film festival "Leningradka", - said Natalia Cherkasova

During the meeting, creative writer Olga Okonevskaya recalled that recently St. Petersburg said the most important date in history - the 70th anniversary of the complete lifting of the Nazi blockade.

"The share of the siege of Leningrad fell one of the worst test in the world. Olga Bergholz contributed to the victory. Hard to find in the world literature of the poet, who could say that went down in history of the city is rightly divided suffering. Poet wrote:
"Above us rise bronze glory, holding wreath in charred hands." For these the lines created a monument to Motherland Piskaroyvskoye cemetery, "- said Olga Okonevskaya.

Writer Ina Melnitskaya told the audience about the history of the occupied Kharkov, stressing that no accident Kharkiv called the second Leningrad, because the greatest number of deaths from hunger in the occupied territories was exactly in Leningrad and Kharkov.

Student of the School of Young Journalist Ian Kovalenko noted that attends school for the second year, and each time discovering something new.

"I really like the fact that in recent years have been regularly showing films about the Great Patriotic War. Time passes, veterans have less, but the memory of them, about their lives and their exploits should not leave. For all of us it is very important to remember the past and to do everything in our power to prevent such a nightmare in the future ", - said Ian Kovalenko.