Today is the 80th anniversary of the birth of Victor Turov. The legendary Belarusian filmmaker is on the list of 50 world-known filmmakers. He is known for his films on military topics, among them are I Hail From Childhood, The Sons Leave For Battle, The War Under the Roofs. One of the most famous works is the film adaptation of Melezh"s trilogy Chronicle of Polesye. A memorial evening will be held in Minsk today in honor of Victor Turov. His memorial plaque will be opened.