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    The week-long festival concluded in New Delhi on Tuesday.

    Russian actress Yulia Peresild won the best female actor for her role in the Russian movie “Battle for Sevastopol.”

    The film is set during the Nazi invasion of the USSR and tells the story of Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko, played by Yulia Peresild, who was trained as a sniper, killing 309 Nazis in the battles of Odessa and Sevastopol.

    A total of 20 films from BRICS member countries were screened during the festival in the competitive segment. The best Film Award went to the Indian film “Tithi.” Films were judged by an eminent jury comprising one noted film maker of each member country.

    The First ever BRICS film festival which was inaugurated on September 5 2016, concluded in New Delhi today. The next BRICS film festival will be hosted by China.


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