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Hi Sergei: Finally! We have already been able to send you the prize and trophy as a winner of Best Short film 2021 edition at the Kuursal Film Festival San Sebastian. If you also send us a photo of yourself with the trophy, we will publish it, with your consent, on the festival's website and on our social networks. On the other hand, we enclose the accrediting laurels of your award in black and white formats with a transparent background. We hope to continue counting on your participation in future editions. Alfredo Izquierdo Director at Kuursal Film Festival San Sebastian
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  Унылая пора! Очей очарованье! Приятна мне твоя прощальная краса — Люблю я пышное природы увяданье, В багрец и в золото одетые леса, В их сенях ветра шум и свежее дыханье, И мглой волнистою покрыты небеса, И редкий солнца луч, и первые морозы, И отдалённые седой зимы угрозы. (А. С. Пушкин)
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  Only the lazy, probably, do not take pictures of the autumn foliage, this last smile of the year. No achievements of civilization are comparable to simple nature. —... maybe autumn is to blame for everything; I feel it stronger than you. In the fall, pacts are torn and everything becomes invalid. And a man wants ... Yes, what does he want? - Love. Erich Maria Remarque
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  Thirty years ago I first came to the United States. Thirty years! October 22,1991. I will never forget that date. At the time, it was emigration, not travel. At the time, I didn't know if I would ever return. It was still the USSR, which collapsed just two months later. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDxRpMXXrTA Why did I leave? Many dreamed at that time of escaping USSR, and I, in particular, thought about it, from the very beginning of Perestroika and Glasnost. Suddenly, after many, many years of censorship of the Soviet Union, new information about Stalin, about Lenin, about the Gulag, about the repressions , poured into the mass media. I eagerly listened to Voice of America and dreamed of escaping to the West. In the summer of 1991 I got an invitation to some conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. I don’t even remember now what kind of conference it was, but by some miracle I got invited. Then there was the fuss of getting permission to leave the country and to obtain t
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  Dear friends, please allow me to brag a bit: KFF S an Sebastian 20 21 / Congratulations Winners! Dear Filmmaker : Congratulations! I have the immense pleasure to inform you that the festival jury has proclaimed you the winner and deserving of the "Filmmaker's Dragonheart" for: Short Film: The Cake Filmmaker: Sergei Davidoff Award for the best: Fiction International https://www.kursaalffss.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WppUi7gQPM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsCxB8i1Yz4