– Documentary-the investigation of Sergey Yastrzhembskiy “blood ivory” (Ivory. A Crime Story) included in the long list of the 89th Academy award of motion picture arts and Sciences, reported “Interfax” on Tuesday in “Yastrebfilm”.
In the long list of applicants on “Oscar” in the nomination “Best documentary film” includes 145 paintings from around the world. Two of them are devoted to the destruction of African elephants. And here rival Yastrzhembsky is Leonardo DiCaprio who has acted as the producer of the film Ivory Game, the “Yastrebfilm”.
The company drew attention to the fact that shortly before the announcement of the long list, two influential American Newspapers – The New York Times and Los Angeles Times – released reviews of the “blood ivory”.
Short-list “Oscar” will be announced in December.
Jastrzebski – Russian statesman, in the late 90-ies was the press Secretary of President Boris Yeltsin, in the period 2000-2008 – assistant to President Vladimir Putin, in recent years has been documentary film.