THU 4 SEPT
242 ACKLAM ROAD, W10 5JJ
Ukraine, Russia And Beyond
6pm – 11pm
In Future (In Zukunft)
Darja Pitz, 64 minutes, U
The small village Future lies nestled somewhere in the middle of Russian taiga. Forgotten by their country, its dwellers are fighting the harsh Russian winter and are defying the demise of their home. While the rest of the country is enthusiastic about the current presidential election, the prospects for Future could be a lot better. A both cheerful and melancholy farewell to a village on the outskirts of modernity. An ode to transience.
Brothers. The Final Confession
Victoria Trofimenko, 120 minutes, 12A
The film is a psychological drama developing on the highlands of the Carpathian Mountains. Two helpless old men, brothers, desperately trying to keep up competition with each other in order to prolong their lives. Even though their bodies are decaying and both are sick the one still wants to outlive the other. But one day a woman enters their remote dwelling
Igor Parfenov, 20 minutes, 18
There is a village in the mountains. Katya – a former patient of psychiatric hospital returns to abandoned house, where she meets a grandfather - old war veteran and a donkey. For her liberation grandfather Peter mortgaged the house and forced to move to the town to stay with relatives. But it’s impossible to go with the donkey. The only solution - to get the donkey to a local slaughterhouse - changes the fate of the characters radically.
Roman Kayumov, 25 mins, 15
She is a modern girl, young, beautiful, and she tries to follow her own instincts. She is searching for someone to love and real feelings. Perhaps she wanted to feel alive.
Sergey Tsyss, 9 minutes, 12A
RoboRabbit is a little hero of a big family quarrel.
Trans-Siberian Travel With Montaigne
78 minutes, 15
A 18 days travel from Paris to Tokyo, which is also an inner journey dealing with Montaigne’s “Essays”.
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