Russian Film

How Larisa Shepitko’s pursuit of truth produced a searing legacy of anti-war films

How Larisa Shepitko’s pursuit of truth produced a searing legacy of anti-war films

7 cult comedies to add a touch of magic to your festive season

7 cult comedies to add a touch of magic to your festive season

The Soviet Union produced countless hilarious comedies — so why have they barely made an impact in the West?

The Soviet Union produced countless hilarious comedies — so why have they barely made an impact in the West?

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

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

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’

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

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

Timely and thought-provoking, this film reflects what it’s like to struggle with mental health and isolation

Timely and thought-provoking, this film reflects what it’s like to struggle with mental health and isolation

Introducing the 10 most anticipated New East films you need to watch in 2020

Introducing the 10 most anticipated New East films you need to watch in 2020

Russian Film Week is back in London with a myriad of films from sci-fi specials to Moscow rap

Russian Film Week is back in London with a myriad of films from sci-fi specials to Moscow rap

This coming-of-age film tells the story of Russia’s alienated youth

This coming-of-age film tells the story of Russia’s alienated youth

This sci-fi thriller has just become the first Russian show on Netflix Originals

This sci-fi thriller has just become the first Russian show on Netflix Originals

Brother, the film that defined 90s Russia, could be getting a second sequel

Brother, the film that defined 90s Russia, could be getting a second sequel

Why we shouldn’t be celebrating the release of Dau, the troubling epic 14 years in the making

Why we shouldn’t be celebrating the release of Dau, the troubling epic 14 years in the making

Outlaw: behind the scenes of Russia’s controversial upcoming LGBTQ drama

Outlaw: behind the scenes of Russia’s controversial upcoming LGBTQ drama

Smash the patriarchy with a night of feminist film from the New East

Smash the patriarchy with a night of feminist film from the New East

Watch the one minute short films proving less is definitely more

Watch the one minute short films proving less is definitely more

Catch this documentary delving into the legacy of Soviet gulags

Catch this documentary delving into the legacy of Soviet gulags

Get ready for a new celebration of cult Russian cinema in London

Get ready for a new celebration of cult Russian cinema in London