The Russian Film Festival returns to London on the 7th of November for its seventh year! This year the Festival celebrates the most illustrious new Russian films, documentaries and animation at the iconic Empire Cinema in Leicester Square.
The ten day long festival will bring together prize-winning directors, producers, actors and actresses to present their works and the great, vibrant cinematic tradition of Russia.
The film selection this year brings to front the incredible gift of Russian film makers to transform reality into intense dramas, sparkling comedies and powerful documentaries. And, of course, Russian animation, still considered among the best in the world!
Bite The Dust (Otdat kontsy) Official trailer. Source: Youtube
The Festival opens with the UK premiere of the apocalyptic black comedy Bite The Dust (Otdat kontsy) by Taisia Igumentseva. The film is an artistic universe of fantasy, Russian still life and an exploration of humanity’s apocalyptic obsessions. Bite the Dust was nominated for the main prize of Kinotavr 2013, the main Russian annual film festival.
More info about the film and tickets to RFF7 Opening Night - Academia Rossica
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