Film

Once upon a time in the East: a genre-bending Polish dystopia offers a parable for our troubled times

Once upon a time in the East: a genre-bending Polish dystopia offers a parable for our troubled times

How Marcell Jankovics’ psychedelic animation lights a path for artists in an age of rising authoritarianism

How Marcell Jankovics’ psychedelic animation lights a path for artists in an age of rising authoritarianism

 Watch online: the Kyrgyz drama taking on anti-mining protests that’s been banned from cinemas

Watch online: the Kyrgyz drama taking on anti-mining protests that’s been banned from cinemas

7 timeless Soviet classics to watch this summer

7 timeless Soviet classics to watch this summer

No more drama: Russian Ministry of Culture says cinemas are opening with happy films only

No more drama: Russian Ministry of Culture says cinemas are opening with happy films only

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

A sunny Bosnian comedy unpacks the discomforts of homecoming

A sunny Bosnian comedy unpacks the discomforts of homecoming

Watch the trailer for Kirill Serebrennikov’s latest film Petrov’s Flu

Watch the trailer for Kirill Serebrennikov’s latest film Petrov’s Flu

Conservationists turn to dance to save one of Yerevan’s most historic neighbourhoods

Conservationists turn to dance to save one of Yerevan’s most historic neighbourhoods

Welcome to Chechnya: filming the battle to save LGBTQ Russians from an ‘anti-gay purge’

Welcome to Chechnya: filming the battle to save LGBTQ Russians from an ‘anti-gay purge’

My Friend the Polish Girl confronts immigration, identity and Instagram in Brexit-era Britain

My Friend the Polish Girl confronts immigration, identity and Instagram in Brexit-era Britain

The women directors who led the Soviet Union’s silent movie era

The women directors who led the Soviet Union’s silent movie era

Queer Screen: the hidden LGBTQ icons in Russian and Soviet cinema

Queer Screen: the hidden LGBTQ icons in Russian and Soviet cinema

Kontrola: the LGBTQ TV show breaking into Poland’s mainstream via YouTube

Kontrola: the LGBTQ TV show breaking into Poland’s mainstream via YouTube

‘We want to tell stories which reflect Ukrainian identity.’ A new film company launches in Kyiv

‘We want to tell stories which reflect Ukrainian identity.’ A new film company launches in Kyiv

Return to Epipo: director Judit Olah on breaking the silence on Hungary’s summer camp abuse scandal

Return to Epipo: director Judit Olah on breaking the silence on Hungary’s summer camp abuse scandal

Director Romas Zabarauskas on breaking boundaries in Baltic film in a decade of queer cinema

Director Romas Zabarauskas on breaking boundaries in Baltic film in a decade of queer cinema

Life of director Andrei Tarkovsky celebrated in new TV series by Kirill Serebrennikov

Life of director Andrei Tarkovsky celebrated in new TV series by Kirill Serebrennikov

Chernobyl nominated in 14 categories at BAFTA

Chernobyl nominated in 14 categories at BAFTA

Discover the contemporary classics of Central Asian cinema free and online

Discover the contemporary classics of Central Asian cinema free and online