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Fun |  Movies |  06.04.22

Film Festival to Be Held in Moscow Soon

The 29th Open Festival of student and debut films “Saint Anna” will be held this year from April 15 to 20 in Moscow. Twenty film schools will take part in the event.  The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Cinematographers of Russia and the National Academy

Videos |  Movies |  17.02.22

Russian Short Film Received Berlinale Award

Anastasia Weber’s thesis for the St. Petersburg School of New Cinema, the short film “Trap”, received the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in the nomination Best Foreign Short Film.   The jury of the film festival notes that the director showed through the lives of young people how people are stuck in a

Videos |  Movies |  08.02.22

Russian Cartoon Nominated for Oscar Award [Video]

The Russian cartoon “BoxBallet” directed by Anton Dyakov is nominated for the Academy Award-2022 in the category “Best Animated Short Film”.  The 94th Academy Awards Ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on March 27. According to the director and member of the American Film Academy, Konstantin Bronzit, the Russian 15-minute animated film will tell

Russian Melodrama Released in China Today

The Russian melodrama “Ice-2” (2020) directed by Zhora Kryzhovnikov is released in China today, on January 13, as reported by the press service of Art Pictures Studio.   It is specified that the distributor of the project was Beijing HY Media Co., LTD, whose representatives are confident that the Chinese release of the film will help

Fun |  Culture |  14.12.21

Experts Made Up Top List of Russians’ Favourite Soviet-Era Films and Songs

30 years after the collapse of the USSR, the most popular Soviet film among Russians remains “Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears”, the top song is still “Katyusha”, and the most favourite book is “How the Steel Was Tempered”, which follows from a survey conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre as part of

Videos |  Movies |  07.12.21

Russian Film Entered List of Oscar Contenders [Video]

The film of the Russian director Kira Kovalenko “Unclenching the Fists” was accepted for the competition for the ‘Oscar’ Academy Award of Merit in the category “Best International Feature Film”. In total, projects from 93 countries are represented in this category.   Films with more than 40 minutes of screen time produced outside the US

Videos |  Movies |  22.11.21

First Trailer of Russian Renewed Animation Series Released Yesterday [Video]

The YouTube channel of the Russian cartoon studio ‘Soyuzmultfilm’ presented yesterday, on November 21, the first trailer for the relaunch of the animated series “Well, you just wait!”.    The characters have undergone a serious change. In addition, to the already familiar set of anthropomorphic animals, the creators have added several new ones, namely, a

Fun |  Culture |  25.10.21

Bank of Russia Issued Coins With Cartoon Characters [Video]

The Bank of Russia has issued commemorative coins “Masha and the Bear” of the series “Russian (Soviet) animation”, according to the bank’s official website. In particular, a silver coin with a face value of 3 rubles and a coin made of base metals with a face value of 25 rubles were issued.  As specified, the

Videos |  Movies |  05.10.21

First in History: Russian Cinema Crew Sent to Space [Video]

The Soyuz MS-19 manned spacecraft, carrying cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, has made an autonomous flight to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.    It is specified that the Soyuz-2.1a rocket was launched today, on October 5, from the 31st site of Baikonur at 11.55 am Moscow