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Film director, Curator of Documentary Programme
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ICONOSCOPE
Vitaly Mansky is known as Russia’s master of documentary films >>>

DocHouse presents: Putin's Progress - a day of extraordinary documentaries and discussion

Saturday 3rd March 2012
Rich Mix, Shoreditch
On the eve of the Russian elections, four outstanding and varied international documentaries, accompanied by panel sessions and discussions, shed light on contemporary Russia

Photos from the Russian Film Festival

The fifth Russian Film Festival has now come to an end - relive the highlights through these photos of the opening night, special guests, including Victor Ginzburg and Andrei Fomin, masterclasses with Sergei Selyanov and Alexei Popogrebsky and much more!

3rd Russian Film Festival

3rd RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL 30 October – 8 November 2009 Apollo Piccadilly, London T: 0871 220 6000 Academia Rossica is proud to present 10 UK premieres of award-winning Russian films produced in 2008-2009. All films with English subtitles. Programme director: Andrey Plakhov, President of FIPRESCI. The festival opens on 30 October with a new adaptation of Anna Karenina by one of Russia’s most defiant film directors, Sergei Soloviev. The film took 14 years to make and it is part of Soloviev’s trilogy ASSA (1987) – ASSA-2 (2009) – Anna Karenina (2009). Full programme of the Festival:

New videos on AR YouTube channel

Coverage of Question Time at the 3rd Russian Film Festival is now up on the Academia Rossica YouTube channel. Question Time was a new event at the RFF and featured award-winning documentary maker Vitaly Mansky and leading film critic Andrei Plakhov answering pertinent questions submitted by members of the public via our website.

3rd Russian Film Festival

3rd RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL 30 October – 8 November 2009 Apollo Piccadilly, London T: 0871 220 6000 Academia Rossica is proud to present 10 UK premieres of award-winning Russian films produced in 2008-2009. All films with English subtitles. Programme director: Andrey Plakhov, President of FIPRESCI. The festival opens on 30 October with a new adaptation of Anna Karenina by one of Russia’s most defiant film directors, Sergei Soloviev. The film took 14 years to make and it is part of Soloviev’s trilogy ASSA (1987) – ASSA-2 (2009) – Anna Karenina (2009). Full programme of the Festival:

Documentary Fiction vs. Fictional Documentary

25/09 at 4.00pm
Apollo West End
A roundtable discussion on the past, present and future of documentary filmmaking. Top Russian and British filmmakers and critics will discuss the changing boundaries between documentary and fiction in contemporary film. The discussion will be followed by a screening of a new film by Vitaly Mansky ‘Virginity’ (text by Dmitry Bykov).
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