Russia

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    Pavlensky – Man and Might

    Germany | 2016 | 58/99min

    In the course of his performances, the Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky has sewn up his mouth, nailed his scrotum to Red Square, and severed an earlobe. This is how a courageous freethinker is challenging the power of the Russian state. Read More

     
     
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    Rodnye (Close Relations)

    Latvia, Germany, Estonia, Ukraine | 2016 | 60/90/112min

    Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore Ukrainian society after the Maidan Revolution as mirrored within his own large Ukrainian family. Not only they live scattered all across the country, but also represent opposite sides of the recent Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Read More

     
     
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    The Gas Weapon

    Sweden | 2014 | 52min

    The film by Alex Shiriaieff offers a factual background to the complicated relations between Russia and Ukraine and exclusive, emotional footage from the dramatic events during the last winter in Ukraine’s capital. Read More

     
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    Once My Mother

    Australia | 2013 | 57/75min

    Sophia Turkiewicz investigates the reasons why her Polish mother abandoned her in an orphanage and uncovers the truth behind her mother’s wartime escape from a Siberian gulag, leaving Sophia to confront her own capacity for forgiveness. Read More

     
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    The Last Limousine

    Russia / Germany | 2014 | 52/75min

    Moscow's legendary ZIL automobile plant receives an order for three new government limousines for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union... Read More

     
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    Blood

    Russia | 2013 | 59min

    For some people in Russia today going to give blood is the only way to make money. The film by Alina Rudnitskaya shows the merry-go-round of life through people and their blood. Read More

     
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    Leninland

    Russia | 2013 | 52min

    The most ambitious Museum of Lenin was built in the USSR in 1987. Now this “Temple of the God” is still open, reflecting the situation in society and in the country. Read More

     
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    Russian Girls

    Germany | 2011 | 58/70min

    How can I 'hunt down' the man of my dreams? Or any man at all? Read More

     
     
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    900 Days

    The Netherlands | 2011 | 58/77min

    Myth and reality of the Leningrad Blockade. Read More