KARACHI - Russian centre of Science and Culture (Friendship House) in Karachi has postponed the Russian Film Festival which is scheduled to be held from October 8-11 in the Friendship House to mark the completion of 100 years of Russian Cinema, Federation House sources told The Nation on Saturday. Sources said that the decision to this effect was taken in the light of ongoing circumstances of the country as the event was planned to organised in a splendid manner in which all the consulates, dignitaries, film directors, writers, film critics and several other had been invited. But now all of them are being informed about the postponement of the event. The new date of the Russian Film festival would be announced soon.    They said that all preparations of the festival was in full swing even invitation cards had been sent to the participants but due to the current situation of the country, the festival has been postponed and as the situation got normalised the festival would be organised. They said that at least four Russian classic films were included in the film festival. The films have been dubbed in English language which are 'Anna Karenia' based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, in two parts. The tragic history of love and adultery. The fate of a woman who for the sake of passion dared to irrevocably changes her life. The second film is 'The White Sun of the Desert'. This Central Asian action film is about the Red Army fighting the counter revolutionary robber bands has become not only a cult movie, but also among the favourites of several generations. With Russian cosmonauts, it is the tradition to view this film before going to outer space. A demobbed soldier, Sukhov, is making his way through the desert to his home village. The band of the brutal Abdullah is raging in this area. Sukhov is charged with escorting the chief's harem, because Abdullah intended to kill his women rather free them.  The third film is 'The Barber of Siberia'. The fourth film is 'Aladdin's Magic Lamp'. A Russian film version of the oriental fairy tale. A wicked wizard appealed to the stars to tell him the name of the man who would find a magic lamp capable of performing miracles. The stars responded "It's Aladdin." The beautiful daughter of Sultan lives in Baghdad. Anyone who dares to look at her is to be executed. But the willful and capricious princess commands. Aladdin look and fell in love with her. And the magic lamp with the genie in it.