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Russian Film Festival in Cambridge

Thursday 1 December, 2016, 19:00 - Sunday 4 December, 2016, 22:00

CamRuSS is delighted to present the Russian Film Festival in Cambridge on 1st – 4th December 2016 in collaboration with London Russian Film Week and Filip Perkon.

PROGRAMME:
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Thursday, 1st December, 18:30

SHREDDER / «Шредер» (16+) with Alex Dubas
Russia, 2014
Director: Mikhail Dovzhenko
Cast: Alex Dubas, Ekaterina Volkova, Vladimir Mishukov, Yasha Dovzhenko,
Alisa Khazanova, Egor Konchalovsky, Igor Yasulovich, Vlad Malenko, Elena
Plaksina, Ekaterina Semenova

In Russian with English subtitles

Radio listeners are asked, on air, to vote for the murder of a work of art… The film is based
on real events.

18:30   Presentation & Screening (20 min)

Heritage of Love

Heritage of Love (2016)

HERITAGE OF LOVE / «Герой» (12+)
Russia, 2016
Director: Yuriy Vasilev
Cast: Svetlana Ivanova, Dmitry Bilan, Alexander Adabashian, Marat Basharov

In Russian with English subtitles

Official trailer

On the eve of the First World War a young Princess Vera Chernysheva and Lieutenant Andrey Dolmatov meet under rather strange circumstances and fall in love. The story continues 100 years later, connecting people through several generations.

19:15   Screening (1 hr 25 min)
20:45-21:15   Q&A with the film director Yuriy Vasilev, visiting all the way from Russia!

Venue: Main Lecture Hall, The Old Divinity School, St. John’s College
St. John’s Street, Cambridge CB2 1TP
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Friday, 2nd December, 18:00

Two Women

Two Women (2014)

TWO WOMEN / «Две женщины» (12+)
Russia, 2014
Director: Vera Glagoleva
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Anna Astrakhantseva, Alexander Baluev

In Russian with English subtitles

A headstrong young woman is married to a wealthy landowner. Her feelings for her son’s tutor become a complex web of unrequited love. Based on A Month in the Country, a play by Ivan Turgenev. Ralph Fiennes spent two months living in Russia learning the language for the part.

18:00   Screening (1 hr 45 min)
Followed by Q&A with the film director Vera Glagoleva and the producer Natalia Ivanova, who will have just arrived from Russia!

Venue: Main Lecture Hall, The Old Divinity School, St. John’s College
St John’s Street, Cambridge CB2 1TP
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Saturday, 3rd December, 19:00

Contribution

Contribution (2016)

CONTRIBUTION / «Контрибуция» (12+)
Russia, 2016
Director: Sergey Senzhkin
Cast: Maxim Matveev, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Ilya Noskov

In Russian with English subtitles

Official trailer

Russia, Civil War, 1918. In order to survive, a detective, sentenced to death for his connections with the Red Army, has to find a diamond that was once donated to the White Army to support their cause, but later stolen.

19:00   Screening (1 hr 25 min)

Venue: Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College
Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TQ

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Sunday, 4th December 2016, 19:00

Moscow Never Sleeps

Moscow Never Sleeps (2016)

MOSCOW NEVER SLEEPS /«Москва никогда не спит» (14+)
Russia, 2016
Director: Johnny O’Reilly
Cast: Eugenia Khirivskaya, Aleksey Serebryakov, Yuriy Stoyanov, Mikhail Efremov
Country: Russia, Ireland

In Russian with English subtitles

The volatile intersections of contemporary Moscow and the intimate lives of five people. These stories weave through Moscow’s choked cityscape as it celebrates its birthday with a massive fireworks display. They reveal the unrestrained energy of Europe’s biggest city and testify to the depth and power of the Russian spirit.

19.00   Screening (1 hr 40 min)
21:00   Q&A with the film director Johnny O’Reilly

Venue: Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TQ


Tickets on the door:
Single night: adults £7; concessions £5.
Combi (all 4 nights): adults £24; concessions £16.

Concessions: CamRuSS members, OAPs, students and children under 16.

 

Details

Start:
Thursday 1 December, 2016, 19:00
End:
Sunday 4 December, 2016, 22:00