Procession against “Matilda” at the Mariinsky theatre

Procession against “Matilda” at the Mariinsky theatre

In St. Petersburg theatre hosted the premiere of the acclaimed film.

Orthodox activists on October 23 organized a procession around the Mariinsky theatre before the premiere of the movie “Matilda”.

Protesters called the presentation of the film “disgrace”.

The procession, organized movement, “king’s cross”, reported on the website of the movement in “Vkontakte”.

The deputies of the “Yabloko” in St. Petersburg offer to bring local law into conformity with Federal law and to equate religious rituals and ceremonies to meetings, reports “Rosbalt”.

For the premiere of “Matilda” by Alexei Uchitel on October 23 at the new stage of the Mariinsky theatre will bring together about 1000 people, reported “Interfax” by the organizers.

Theatre needs to bring a film crew to Alexei Uchitel, Ingeborga Dapkunaite and lawyer, Konstantin Dobrynin.

The painting caused a wide resonance among the religious community, after she drew the attention of the Deputy Natalia Poklonskaya.

From the summer of 2017 in different cities held prayer vigils or processions with appeals to prevent the release of the film in wide release.

Attacks Polonskaya and other officials have made “Matilda” the most controversial film.

Painting by Alexei Uchitel tells about the relationship between the future Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya.

The participants in the procession in St. Petersburg. | Source: Evgeny Egorov for StatementsDuring the download an error has occurred.