Soviet and Post-Soviet Movie Club

Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel
13/05/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel | 1979 | Grigorii Kromanov | 80  minutes Police are called to a lonely hotel in the Alps. When an officer gets to the hotel everything seems to be alright. Suddenly an avalanche cuts them off from the rest of the world and strange things start happening. Brilliant...
Kin-dza-dza!
17/06/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Kin-dza-dza! | 1986 | Georgii Daneliia | 135  minutes A dystopian black comedy cult film of the Perestroika period, Kin-dza-dza! tells the story of two Russians who push the wrong button on a strange device and end up on the telepathic planet Pluke with its strange societal norms, depleted...
Attraction
01/07/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Attraction | 2017 | Fedor Bondarchuk | 132  minutes An alien spaceship crash-lands in Moscow’s Chertanovo district. The Russian government immediately introduces martial law, as the locals grow increasingly angry at the unwelcome guest. Replete with expensive special effects, the movie can also be...
Hard to Be a God
20/05/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Hard to Be a God | 2013 | Aleksei German | 177  minutes A group of thirty scientists travel from Earth to a nearly identical alien planet that is culturally and technologically centuries behind. The inhabitants of this planet have brutally suppressed a Renaissance-like movement, murdering anybody...
Stalker
06/05/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Stalker  | 1979 | Andrei Tarkovskii | 163  minutes Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, where the normal laws of physics are subject to frequent anomalies. A mysterious figure known as the “Stalker” guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an...
Solaris
29/04/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Solaris | 1972 | Andrei Tarkovskii | 166  minutes A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts at the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain that brings to...
Heart of a Dog
25/03/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Heart of a Dog | 1988 | Vladimir Bortko | 130  minutes Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague, Dr. Bormental, have inserted a human pituitary gland into a dog’s brain. Soon after, the dog starts to look human. The main question raised is whether someone who looks human is really human.  ...
The Sannikov Land
18/03/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
The Sannikov Land | 1924 | Iakov Protazanov | 113  minutes Loosely based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Obruchev, The Sannikov Land tells the story of an exiled settler, Alexander Ilyin, who persuades Trifon Perfilyev, the owner of gold mines, to sponsor an expedition in search of...
The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin
11/03/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin | 1965 | Aleksandr Gintsburg | 96 minutes Based on Aleksei Tolstoi’s novel The Garin Death Ray, this film tells of a talented inventor who has created a machine of unprecedented destructive power and is obsessed with world domination. In his manic quest he commits...
Aelita: Queen of Mars
25/02/2019 - 18:00 עד 21:00
Aelita: Queen of Mars | 1924 | Iakov Protazanov | 113  minutes The enduring importance of Aelita, based on Aleksei Tolstoi’s novel of the same name, derives from its early science fiction elements. The film portrays a young man traveling in a rocket ship to Mars, where he leads a popular uprising...

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