The ROC condemned the romanticizing of Smoking and alcohol in movies

The film should not show Smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages in an attractive light. On Monday, September 11, said the Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church on relations of Church with society and mass-media Vladimir Legoyda, reports TASS.

“We removed the advertising of Smoking and movies is also much less likely to smoke today, it definitely brings its effect. Because this account is a social order, which by means of cinema realized this fact,” he said.

“There is such a thing as romanticizing. Here a drunk person is at the level of the jokes we have, let us regret. Of course, such a person should be pitied, such a person needs help in this state, he no longer was. But there is no flirting can’t be, no emotion,” Legoyda said.

He added that “there are dozens of those who were present in the public life of the United States of America because it was the most powerful part of the film industry, so it is very important that these images”.

In August it was reported that Legoyda proposed to ban “hypocritical advertising non-alcoholic beer”.