Film Series

Russian Cinema Now

 
 
Jun 7—Jun 13, 2013
 
 
 
 
 
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As part of TransCultural Express, BAMcinématek presents a unique series of contemporary Russian films. Highlights include Alexander Sokurov’s Venice Film Festival Golden Lion-winning Faust and Sergei Loznitsa's My Joy, which The New York Times has hailed as “a stark, moody, often beautiful-looking dark fable.”


TransCultural Express: Russian and American Arts Today is proudly co-presented in partnership with the Mikhail Prokhorov Fund

 
 
PAST EVENTS
Film
The Russian Winter
 

Hip-hop powerhouse John Forté embarks on a unique musical tour through Russia.

Fri, Jun 7, 2013
 
 
Film
My Joy
 

This gonzo horror show wanders through a wasteland of ultra-weirdos and grotesqueries.

Sat, Jun 8, 2013
 
 
Film
In the Fog
 

This sparse and devastating war drama recalls Elem Klimov’s 1985 film Come and See.

Sat, Jun 8, 2013
 
 
Film
Kokoko
 

This graceful, incisive comedy illuminates Russian class differences with heart and wit.

Sun, Jun 9, 2013
US Premiere
 
 
Film
Generation P
 

Roger Ebert called this psychedelic whatzit a “cross between Mad Men and an acid trip.”

Sun, Jun 9, 2013
 
 
Film
Me Too
 

A dark, deadpan riff on Tarkovsky’s sci-fi masterpiece Stalker.

Jun 9—Dec 8, 2013
US Premiere
 
 
Film
The Delivery Guy
 

A pizza delivery man considers carrying out a mob hit for money in this icy thriller.

Mon, Jun 10, 2013
North American Premiere
 
 
Film
Tomorrow
 

A gritty vérité-style documentary about the controversial art collective Voina.

Tue, Jun 11, 2013
Curator's Choice
 
 
Film
Faust
 

Alexander Sokurov’s hypnotic take on the Faust legend.

Wed, Jun 12, 2013
 
 
Film
Marina's House + Letter
 

Two haunting, visually arresting non-fiction films from Russia.

Thu, Jun 13, 2013