From 10 to 16 of December 2016 in Sochi for the first time in Russia took place the Sochi International Film Festival (Sochi International Film Awards). Festival was opened by films "Shoes" and "Brutus". Also, there was introduced extended teaser to third novel "Violin." Film "Brutus" was awarded the Special Prize of the Film Festival.
Sochi International Film Awards is first ever world class event celebrating Russian, British and International film making for cinema that rises above the international political agenda.
Co-chairmen of the jury were the founder of the famous English festival “Raindance Film Festival” - Elliot Grove and actress, film director, producer and screenwriter - Vera Glogoleva.