Interview

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

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

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

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

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

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

Rare photos of Poles in 1970s Britain chronicle a forgotten first generation of Eastern European migration

Rare photos of Poles in 1970s Britain chronicle a forgotten first generation of Eastern European migration

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

Jerzy Sladkowski’s documentary Bitter Love is a hopeful ode to the power of human contact

Jerzy Sladkowski’s documentary Bitter Love is a hopeful ode to the power of human contact

Lithuanian designer Robert Kalinkin talks pivoting from fashion to face masks to fight Covid-19

Lithuanian designer Robert Kalinkin talks pivoting from fashion to face masks to fight Covid-19

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

What can e-Estonia teach us about surviving digital life under Covid-19?

What can e-Estonia teach us about surviving digital life under Covid-19?

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Listen to Russia’s new generation of electronic talent with this exhilarating mix from #internetghetto

Listen to Russia’s new generation of electronic talent with this exhilarating mix from #internetghetto

Tashkent's first documentary photo gallery is striking out into new and untested waters

Tashkent’s first documentary photo gallery is striking out into new and untested waters

Lithuania’s rising opera singer talks feminist Carmen, gruelling training, and how talking equal pay is still taboo 

Lithuania’s rising opera singer talks feminist Carmen, gruelling training, and how talking equal pay is still taboo 

Balkan and botoxed: one playwright holds up a mirror to Serbian beauty ideals and the result isn't pretty

Balkan and botoxed: one playwright holds up a mirror to Serbian beauty ideals and the result isn’t pretty

Discover the overlooked women artists who changed art history in Armenia and the world

Discover the overlooked women artists who changed art history in Armenia and the world