Film

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

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

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’

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

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

A sunny Bosnian comedy unpacks the discomforts of homecoming

A sunny Bosnian comedy unpacks the discomforts of homecoming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The best Eastern European arthouse films available to watch online

The best Eastern European arthouse films available to watch online

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

Director Radu Jude is harnessing old propaganda to celebrate Romania’s forgotten dissident heroes

Director Radu Jude is harnessing old propaganda to celebrate Romania’s forgotten dissident heroes

Other Zones: the free film screenings unpicking Tarkovsky’s sci-fi wonder for a strange new world

Other Zones: the free film screenings unpicking Tarkovsky’s sci-fi wonder for a strange new world

Russian Film Week shorts to watch online for free

Russian Film Week shorts to watch online for free

Quarantine dreams: a film journeys into the vivid visions triggered by Covid-19

Quarantine dreams: a film journeys into the vivid visions triggered by Covid-19