Import Substitution in Cinematography. An Expert Discussion
Valdai Club Conference Hall, Tsvetnoy boulevard 16/1, Moscow, Russia
List of speakers

On April 21 at 12:00 noon Moscow time, the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion on cultural import substitution with respect to cinema.

In recent years, the influence of foreign film companies has reached its peak - global and domestic distribution have been flooded with movies from abroad, mainly those produced in Europe and America. In 2021, the largest Western companies provided box office receipts totalling $500 billion (of which $400 billion were foreign box office receipts) and in total produced about 1,300 films, becoming monopolists in the global film market.