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Documentary about Francysk Skaryna to debut in Polotsk September 3

The premier of the documentary film “Pershadruk” (first book printer) will take place in Polotsk on the Belarusian Literature Day.

The film will tell about the twists of fate of the legendary Francysk Skaryna and the audience will travel 500 years back in time – the time when the Polotsk educator and humanist printed the first book in the Belarusian language which made a great technological and cultural strive on the Eastern Slavic lands. The documentary was filmed on the territories of four countries: Belarus, Poland, the Czech Republic and Russia. The film “Pershadruk” will be shown on the big screens on September 3.

Documentary about Francysk Skaryna to debut in Polotsk September 3