The Russian Film Festival is returning to London on the 2nd November for its 6th year! The festival will present the UK premieres of the most illustrious Russian films of the past year – works by established film directors as well the new generation of Russian filmmakers.
From poetic parables to poignant documentaries and perceptive drama, this selection of films reflects the diversity and paradoxes of contemporary Russia. It is a window to the real Russia of today – films such as Kokoko, Rita’s Last Tale, Chapiteau-Show and others will surprise British audiences with the originality of modern Russia and its cinematography.
All films will be shown in Russian with English subtitles. Films will be presented by their world-renowned directors, actors, and producers, who will be joining us for Q&As, discussions, and masterclasses. In addition to the feature programme selected by Andrei Plakhov, documentaries chosen by Vitaly Mansky, and two animation screenings, there will be a retrospective of the great Andrei Konchalovsky.
The festival is organised by Academia Rossica and the Russian Cinema Fund in collaboration with the Apollo Cinema Piccadilly and the Institute of Contemporary Art. For the first time, the festival will encompass venues outside of London in partnership with the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh.
Another highlight of the festival will be the second Russian-British Co-Production and Distribution Forum, organized in collaboration with the British Film Institute and the Russian Cinema Fund.
Apollo Piccadilly, London
Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London
Aubin cinema, London
All films are shown in Russian with English subtitles
Movies at the 6th russian film festival
Nov. 5, 5:30pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 123min Drama/Historical, Director Alexander Proshkin
Nov. 3, 4pm, ICA, London
2011, 100min Documentary, Director Vitaliy Mansky
Nov. 6, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 80min Drama, Director Alexei Mizgirev
Nov. 7, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
Nov. 10, 6pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 90min Drama/Comedy, Director Avdotia Smirnova
Nov. 8, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 89min Crime/Drama, Director Alexei Balabanov
Rita’s Last Tale
Nov 10, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 100min Fantasy/Drama, Director Renata Litvinova
Nov. 11, 4 & 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2011, 107min Comedy, Director Sergei Loban
Till night do us part
Nov. 2, 7pm, Apollo Piccadilly
Nov. 7, 6pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 72min Comedy, Director Boris Khlebnikov
Winter, Go Away!
Nov .3, 5pm, Apollo Piccadilly
Nov. 4, 4pm, ICA london
2012, 79min Documentary, Directors E. Khoreva, D. Klebleev, D. Kubasov and others
Nov. 3, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
Nov. 8, 6pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 105min Drama/Comedy, Director Mikhail Segal
Anton Is Right Here
Nov. 4, 4pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 110min Documentary, Director Lyubov Arkus
I’ll Be Around
Nov. 4, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
Nov. 9, 6pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2011, 93min Drama, Director Pavel Ruminov
Nov. 5, 8pm, Apollo Piccadilly
Nov. 9, 6pm, Apollo Piccadilly
2012, 119min Drama, Director Vasili Sigarev
Find full programm at the Academia Rossica web-site.
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