Movie

The Postman’s White Nights
18/06/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
The Postman’s White Nights 2014 | Dir: Andrei Konchalovskii | 90 minutes | Russian A quasi-documentary featuring a fully nonprofessional cast of actors, this movie tells the story of the people of a remote village in the Russian North against the backdrop of magnificent forest and lakes. Praised...
Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari
11/06/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari 2012 | Dir: Aleksei Fedorchenko | 106 minutes | Mari Twenty-three short stories about the philosophy, traditions and everyday life of the Mari people who have been called “the last pagans of Europe”. Oscillating between sad, terrifying, lyrical ,and outright...
Vertical
04/06/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Vertical 1967 | Dir: Stanislav Govorukhin | 73 minutes | Russian A sports drama following a group of alpinists as they make a perilous journey up a peak in the Caucasus Mountains. Starring Vladimir Vysotsky, a cult Soviet actor and singer-songwriter, who wrote several songs specifically for this...
Harmony Lessons
07/05/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Harmony Lessons 2013 | Dir: Emir Baigazin | 120 minutes | Kazakh, Russian A stark and surreal film that explores the complicated landscape of a teenager’s mind after the collapse of the Soviet bloc. Director Emir Bargazin’s award-winning feature film debut is a vehemently grim social commentary on...
Luna Papa
23/04/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Luna Papa 1999 | Dir: Bakhtier Khudoinazarov | 107 minutes | Russian A surrealistic road trip across post-Soviet Central Asia that is simultaneously funny, charming and tragic. Director Bakhtier Khudoinazarov has been often compared to Emir Kusturica for his idiosyncratic treatment of the post-...
The Needle
09/04/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
The Needle 1988 | Dir: Rashid Nugmanov | 81 minutes | Russian One of the first Kazakh new wave films made just a few years before the collapse of the Soviet Union, The Needle startled the viewers by its ruthless exploration of the criminal underworld. Featuring Soviet rock superstar Viktor Tsoi as...
Come and See
26/03/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Come and See 1985 | Dir: Elem Klimov | 142 minutes | Belarusian, Russian, German Set during the German occupation of Soviet Belarus, the film follows a young boy as he joins the resistance movement and experiences the horrors of the Second World War. Praised for its highly intense visual rendering...
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
19/03/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors 1965 | Dir: Sergei Paradzhanov | 97 minutes | Ukrainian A detailed exploration of Ukrainian Hutsul culture against the backdrop of the harsh Carpathian environment and brutal family rivalries. The innovative use of color and highly symbolic imagery won Paradzhanov...
Enthusiasm: The Symphony of Donbas
05/03/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Enthusiasm: The Symphony of Donbas 1931 | Dir: Dziga Vertov | 65 minutes | Ukrainian, Russian One of the first Soviet sound films celebrating the achievements of industrialization in Ukraine’s Donbas region. Features an avant-garde juxtaposition of image and sound and a highly unusual experimental...
Earth
19/02/2018 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Earth 1930 | Dir: Oleksandr Dovzhenko | 79 minutes | Ukrainian A lyrical and poetic film set in early Soviet Ukraine, in “a period not only of economic transformation but also of mental transformation of the whole people”, as Dovzhenko himself put it.  Often included in the various lists as one of...

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