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Paradise

Paradise

(Schastye) Kazakistan, 1995, 23’ A family dedicated to pastoralism lives in a remote part of the Kazakh desert. The camera’s gaze picks up on everyday gestures that dictate survival in their hostile environment. Nature commands displaying its dominance over them. Buy tickets

Soviet Elegy

Soviet Elegy

(СОВЕТСКАЯ ЭЛЕГИЯ) U.R.S.S., 1989, 37’ The lucid and poetic gaze of one of Russia’s greatest cinematic authors at a pivotal moment during the dissolution of the USSR, a cinematographic elegy composed of critical moments suspended between the idea of an event that remains out of reach but nevertheless looms large over an entire country.   Buy […]

The Belovs

The Belovs

(Belovy) Russia, 1993, 60’ The Belov are Russian family that live in a countryside village. Anna, twice a widow, works to keep the family together convinced that to suffer is an integral part of life; Michail, her brother however, prefers instead to sit all day drinking vodka and philosophising about the world around him. Buy […]

The Village Detective: A Song Cycle

The Village Detective: A Song Cycle

U.S.A., 2021, 81’ Bill Morrison makes films that reframe long-forgotten moving images. His films have premiered at the New York, Rotterdam, Sundance, and Venice film festivals, and in 2014 MoMa dedicated to Morrison a mid-career retrospective. He has received numerous awards and honors for Decasia (2002), The Great Flood (2013), and Dawson City: Frozen Time […]

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