Documentary films

BITTER TASTE OF LOVE or FRAU SCHINDLER’S LIST

BITTER TASTE OF LOVE or FRAU SCHINDLER’S LIST

Director
Igor Volosetsky

The film is the true story of Oskar Schindler’s wife, Emilie. Oscar became famous after Schindler’s List by Steven Spielberg was released with great success all over the world in 1994. Although lost to history (and left out of Spielberg’s movie altogether) she was an equal hero who did not less than her famous husband
for saving the Jews who worked at their factory. The few survivors still alive testify in moving interviews to this fact.

WHAT THEY DRINK IN RUSSIA

WHAT THEY DRINK IN RUSSIA

director
Iosif Goldman

Everyone drinks alcoholic beverages in Russia: from the best grades of brandy to dishwashing liquids. People drink everywhere: in the chic restaurants and in the public toilets, during the gala-concerts and on dirty staircases, on the garrets and in the basements...

RED SQUARE HISTORICAL THEATRE

RED SQUARE HISTORICAL THEATRE

director
Iosif Goldman

The Red Square of Moscow Kremlin is the symbol of the huge and powerful state. This square has become a theatre of history, where the greatest performances in history were staged.

LEGENDS OF RUSSIAN BALLET

LEGENDS OF RUSSIAN BALLET

director
Iosif Goldman

The unique fragments from the famous performances with participation of the great ballet dancers of the XX century, who brought fame to the Bolshoi theatre. The film depicts stories about their creative activities.

ANDREY TARKOVSKIY. A RECOLLECTION

ANDREY TARKOVSKIY. A RECOLLECTION

director
Andrey Tarkovskiy Jr., Alexey Naydenov

The intimate film about the last days of the director was filmed by his son. The voice of the author sounds off screen, we cannot see his face, but we look through his eyes at everything, that happens.

TO STALIN WITH LOVE

TO STALIN WITH LOVE

director
Iosif Goldman

In 1949, the whole Russia, what the heck – the whole World! – was celebrating the Stalin’s 70th birthday with incredible scale.

Hero of an anniversary was getting the gifts, which were sent as the sign of love and loyalty.

COUNTRY OF DREAMERS

COUNTRY OF DREAMERS

director
Iosif Goldman

The communists who came to power in 1917 promised the Russian people a happy and harmonious society, a real heaven on earth. The

great utopia gave birth to utterly fantastic projects conceived to solve the problems of the Soviet people.

SERGEY EISENSHTEIN: AUTOBIOGRAPHY

SERGEY EISENSHTEIN: AUTOBIOGRAPHY

director
Oleg Kovalov

Freestyle adaptation of the memoirs of the director. The “form” of the film - is a stream of consciousness, that drew Sergey Eisenstein after his acquaintance with experiments of James Joyce.

SERGEI EISENSTEIN. MEXICAN FANTASY

SERGEI EISENSTEIN. MEXICAN FANTASY

director
Oleg Kovalov

The version of the unfinished film “Viva Mexico!” by Sergey Eisenshtein, filmed by the cameraman Eduard Tisse in 1930’s during the Eisenshtein's journey to Mexico.

PASSANGER FROM TRAIN №12

PASSANGER FROM TRAIN №12

director
Mark Osepyan, Vladimir Makedonsky

42 minutes of the newsreel, which was filmed by pioneers of Russian cinematography Alexander Drankov, Zhazef Meier, Thomas Tapsel and Ivan Frolov in 1908-1910 with the participation of the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy and his inner circle.

STALKER’S DREAMS

STALKER’S DREAMS

director
Yevgeny Tsymbal

ORDINARY BOLSHEVISM

director
Yevgeny Tsymbal