Calvert 22 hosts Russian experimental film pop-up

Calvert 22 hosts Russian experimental film pop-up
Still from Formal Portrait, 2014, dir. Polina Kanis

22 February 2017

From tomorrow Calvert 22 will play host to an exciting programme of radical new Russian cinema in partnership with the Moscow International Experimental Film Festival.

Six short films by award-winning artists Polina Kanis and Evgeny Granilshchikov, including two UK premieres: Ghost (Granilshchikov, 2016) and The Shift (Kanis, 2016), will be screened on rotation.

Visit Calvert 22 Space in London’s Shoreditch at any time from 11am — 5pm on 23 — 26 February — no need for tickets!

In addition, Calvert 22 will be hosting a screening of three films by Russian artist Pavel Pepperstein on Saturday 25 February, from 7 – 9pm. You can purchase tickets and find out more here.

Curated by Katya Chitova of the Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, the experimental film pop-up will run alongside the Mince & Dough residency at the Calvert 22 Café.

Read our latest feature on new avant-garde Russian cinema here.