Documentary Film

Aliona van der Horst explores the life and death of poet Boris Ryzhy | Film of the week

Aliona van der Horst explores the life and death of poet Boris Ryzhy | Film of the week

5 Eastern European films to look out for at Sundance Film Festival 2022

5 Eastern European films to look out for at Sundance Film Festival 2022

Witty and poignant, Paweł Pawlikowski’s From Moscow to Pietushki is an ode to reading and drinking | Film of the Week

Witty and poignant, Paweł Pawlikowski’s From Moscow to Pietushki is an ode to reading and drinking | Film of the Week

Ok Good, Pinega is a magical documentary on life in a remote Russian village | Film of the Week

Ok Good, Pinega is a magical documentary on life in a remote Russian village | Film of the Week

State Funeral is a monumental oeuvre on the tumultuous aftermath of Stalin’s death | Film of the Week

State Funeral is a monumental oeuvre on the tumultuous aftermath of Stalin’s death | Film of the Week

Watch the documentary capturing the dissidence of Hungary’s 2020 student blockades

Watch the documentary capturing the dissidence of Hungary’s 2020 student blockades

Misha: the tragic story of the Uzbek-Korean soccer star who became a Soviet icon

Misha: the tragic story of the Uzbek-Korean soccer star who became a Soviet icon

This Rain Will Never Stop is an unflinching look at the grinding, endless cycle of war and peace

This Rain Will Never Stop is an unflinching look at the grinding, endless cycle of war and peace

Giedrė Žickytė’s The Jump tells the story of a Lithuanian sailor and one epic leap for freedom

Giedrė Žickytė’s The Jump tells the story of a Lithuanian sailor and one epic leap for freedom

Once Upon a Youth: the troubled photographer chronicling the hope of Zagreb’s 00s alt-scene

Once Upon a Youth: the troubled photographer chronicling the hope of Zagreb’s 00s alt-scene

Armenian filmmaker Artavazd Peleshian to release first film in 27 years

Armenian filmmaker Artavazd Peleshian to release first film in 27 years

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’

Corona Diaries: moving and meditative, these short films portray life under lockdown in Prishtina

Corona Diaries: moving and meditative, these short films portray life under lockdown in Prishtina

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

How one Russian filmmaker captured the soundtrack to life in Moscow’s Soviet prefab housing

How one Russian filmmaker captured the soundtrack to life in Moscow’s Soviet prefab housing

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

5 New East films to add to your watchlist from the newly-digital CPH:DOX film festival

5 New East films to add to your watchlist from the newly-digital CPH:DOX film festival

 5 years after Romania’s nightclub fire, a documentary investigates the dangers of corruption

5 years after Romania’s nightclub fire, a documentary investigates the dangers of corruption