Russia

  • Robinsons of Mantsinsaari

    Germany / Finland / Poland | 2008 | 57min

    The film tells the story of two elderly men who are the last and sole residents of a now-Russian-controlled island on Lake Ladoga – and who don’t speak to each other. 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

     
  • 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

     
  • Revue

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine | 2008 | 82min

    Black & white film based on unique material from old Soviet newsreels from the 1950s and 1960s revive the time of Soviet propaganda. Read More

     
  • Wild, Wild Beach

    Russia / Germany | 2006 | 85/125min

    “…A brave, unflinching and willingly unpopular and unsavory film showing the most brutal face, and the muscle, of Putin-era Russia, cavorting on a summer beach. …” VPRO Joris Ivens jury, IDFA 2006 Read More

     
  • Prirechnyy - The Town That No Longer Exists

    Norway | 2006 | 52min

    The inhabitants of the Russian town of Prirechnyy have received a letter from the county of Murmansk telling them that their town no longer exists. A handful of retired persons refuse to leave their community. Read More