Events for January 26, 2021
Hearthrob Alexander Petrov is 20-year old Eduard Streltsov, the rising star of Soviet soccer. About to face Pelé in the World Cup, he loses everything when he's accused of a heinous crime. With his future looking hopeless, Streltsov must earn back the love of the nation. Based on true events, this is 27-year old director Ilya Uchitel's feature film debut.Find out more »
The Third Annual Russian Film Week in New York kicks off with an online edition that brings the latest in Russian cinema to US audiences from January 23-29, 2021. Last year’s edition expanded the program to audiences in Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, Chicago, Denver and Palo Alto. The upcoming online edition will open up fresh Russian films to nationwide US viewers.Find out more »
In this thrilling horror film, a home invasion disrupts the happy life of Andrey and Olya. Now, Andrey's only dream is to erase this horrific night from Olya’s memory. A desperate search leads Andrey to a house on an embankment, where the mysterious healer Mara, played by the sinister Aleksandra Revenko, promises to supply a special cure... with some disturbing side effects.
This outrageous new comedy tells the story of a young film director, known for his psychologically profound work, who finds himself in the pornography industry and makes everyone play by his rules. Porno has never been so deep!
«Белка и Стрелка: Карибская Тайна»
Space Dogs Belka and Strelka are sent on a special mission when a mysterious anomaly occurs off the coast of Cuba and a huge water tornado starts draining the ocean. As the two old friends experience the beauty of Cuban nature and its azure waters, they find an underwater world full of secrets. An exciting and dangerous adventure will test Belka and Strelka's friendship as they unravel this tropical mystery.Find out more »
For several centuries and until the fall of the Soviet Union, shtetls were inhabited by tight-knit Yiddish-speaking communities, living side by side with their non-Jewish neighbours. Now scattered around the world, Shtetlers gather and trace the remains of a lost world.
In a nail-biting thriller by famed director Valeriy Todorovsky, a hypnotherapist manipulates his patients, including Misha, a young boy who can no longer distinguish between dreams and reality. When a female patient mysteriously disappears, the Police suspects Misha. How can he prove his innocence, when he isn’t sure what’s real?Find out more »
There's an old saying, revised, that you can take the émigré out of Russia, but you can't take Russia out of the émigré. Dmitriy Nagiev is Grigoriy, a grifter who has "made it" in America. In a series of interconnected vignettes, recent transplants, assimilated professionals and hopeful immigrants navigate life in America with Grigoriy's help, as their individual relationships with the "motherland" are transformed on-screen.
Years after the 2002 terrorist attack inside the Dubrovka Theater shook Russia and the world, Natalya, herself a survivor, gathers others who lived through the attack for a memorial that reconstructs the events that shattered their lives A film about how we can move on from tragedy, individually and as a people. Based on true events.
«Человек из Подольска»
This thought-provoking cinematic adaptation of a cult play from by the groundbreaking Teatr.DOC begins with an everyman who dreams of escaping his mundane existence for life in the West. When he is arrested by the Moscow police, he is taken for an absurd ride without a definitive outcome, when the police turn out to be discerning intellectuals, who seem to know everything about him.Find out more »
In the 1980 USSR, Varlam Shalamov, author of the notorious Kolyma Tales, is warned to stop writing as he experiences his final days. Meanwhile, two other men are on an obsessive search for Shalamov’s handwritten account of life in the labor camps—and nothing will stop them from publishing the scandalous masterpiece. Flashbacks of the harrowing true stories simultaneously tell the story of Shalamov’s life. Based on true events.
Victor is a deep-sea fisher, onboard a ship when he learns his wife has died.
He rushes home but finds the entire city entranced in a deep sleep. He walks
the streets, trying to find the only person who is still awake. This surreal, poetic
feature is the directorial debut of Marina Ignatenko, who also wrote the script.
«Это Эдик: Сказка о Подаренном и Потерянном Детстве»
A documentary film about Eduard Uspensky, the brilliant, yet tortured, writer and creator of beloved children’s characters, including Cheburashka. The film includes interviews with Uspensky’s colleagues and family, as well as excerpts from interviews with Uspensky, who is portrayed in the film as an animated character.Find out more »
An exiting phantasmagorical mystic tale set in classical St. Petersburg.
A girl, Ksyusha, is adopted into a family of a writer and an artist. She finally got fortunate. But having been in a car accident, the girl finds herself in the Dark City, where along with her magical assistant Paramon, she must overcome evil witchcraft and rewind the city clock to stop the Witch and her black army from taking over the city.
Will the girl succeed in finding the Time Key and rewind the clock?
Will happiness return to her new family?