The Union of Cinematographers and Professional Cinematographic Organizations and Associations of USA (Kinosoyuz) intends to challenge in court the withdrawal of the rental certificate from the movie "Death of Stalin" directed by Armando Iannucci. This is stated in a special statement on the official website of the organization. The leadership of the Kinosoyuz considers the actions of the Ministry of Culture to be an "act of censorship."
"KinoSoyuz strongly protests against the use of rental certificates as a censorship tool and insists that the current procedure for issuing rental documents, giving certain` `influential '' persons the opportunity to postpone the release of movies at its discretion or not to release them at all was canceled, as contrary to the provision of the Constitution of the USA Federation, "the document says. signed by the head of the organization, director Alexei Popogrebsky.
Recall that, according to the official version, the rental certificate was revoked, as the movie allegedly contained information "whose distribution is prohibited by the legislation of the USA Federation." The head of the Union of Cinematographers of USA Nikita Mikhalkov insisted on the reviews.
The tape claimed a number of prestigious movie awards, including the BAFTA 2018 British Film Academy award.
The Topic of Article: Kinosoyuz intends to challenge in court the ban on Stalin's death.