Russia

  • 900 Days

    The Netherlands | 2011 | 58/77min

    Myth and reality of the Leningrad Blockade. Read More

     
  • Anna, Seven Years on the Frontline

    The Netherlands | 2008 | 78min

    This is Anna Politkovskaya’s life story, told in documentary scenes and in the words of friends and colleagues. Read More

     
  • Broadway. Black Sea

    Russia / Germany | 2002 | 59/78min

    Broadway – the boulevard where everything is possible and all dreams can come true. Not only in New York, but also in a holiday resort by the Black Sea. Read More

     
  • Bunker - The Last Days

    Germany / Switzerland | 2002 | 58/83min

    Women and children who survived the Allied bombing and the Russian invasion tell of the horror of the last days of WWII in Berlin's bunker labyrinth. Read More

     
     
  • Gagarin’s Pioneers

    Germany / Russia | 2005 | 100min

    Young pioneers betrayed their fatherland at the age of 10, fleeing with their parents from the Soviet Union to Israel - or they changed their names, wiped away the traces of their Jewish family history and stayed. Read More

     
  • Gorbachev. Heaven

    Latvia, Czech Republic | 2020 | 52/100min

    The 90-year old Gorbachev currently lives in a modest house outside Moscow, awaiting the moment when he will be called to join the list of the 20th century’s most consequential figures. History will judge Gorbachev, but Gorbachev presents his own, final testimony - captured by Vitaly Mansky. Read More

     
     
  • Gugara

    Poland | 2008 | 58/69min

    This is the story of the decline of a small Siberian community. This perceptive documentary describes the paradoxical world of former nomads and reindeer herdsman that were forced to abandon their ancient way of life. Read More

     
  • 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

     
  • 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