“The Far Eastern regions are still fighting for GITIS. In addition, we are discussing the opening of Gnesinka on Sakhalin. We are discussing the opening of a branch of the Moscow Art Theater School in Vladivostok,” Chekunkov said.
The minister recalled that a branch of VGIK would be opened in Khabarovsk and the Shchukin School in Chita.
“If we include the creation of a cinema center, which we are discussing with Yakutia, etc., then almost all Far Eastern regions are now thinking seriously and, rolling up their sleeves, are working to create new cultural and educational spaces. which is also helped by the Priority 2030 program. The Far East received a very strong boost for cultural and humanitarian development thanks to the work on the instructions of the president and the prime minister to develop master plans and strategic initiatives,” the minister added.
Read the full version of the interview with Alexei Chekunkov in the next issue of RG.