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Art and Oligarchs

Newly-minted Russian art collectors have many reasons for investing in fine art, some more sleazy than others.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 52 minutes

Close Relations (Rodnye)

Russian citizen and Soviet-born Ukrainian native Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore country’s society after the Maidan revolution.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 114 minutes

Double Life, a Short History of Sex in the USSR

Revisits 70 years of communist power in the Eastern Bloc through the prism of sexuality.

Icarus Films | 2017 | 52 minutes

From Chechnya to Chernobyl

Fleeing the war in Chechnya, refugees have settled near Chernobyl.

Bullfrog Films | 1998 | 45 minutes

The Gas Weapon

A clear and much-needed examination of the role natural gas and gas pipelines play in the geopolitics of Russia and Ukraine.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

The Hermitage Dwellers

This kaleidoscope of people and events in the great museum unfolds into a poignant account of Russia's painful 20th century transformed by the 'dwellers' intimate relationship with the art.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 73 minutes

La Supplication (Voices from Chernobyl)

Based on the novel by Svetlana Alexievich, recipient of a Nobel Prize in Literature, the film examines with the world of Chernobyl, about which we know very little. Eyewitness reports have survived: scientists, teachers, journalists, couples, children. They tell of their old daily lives, then of the catastrophe.

Andana Films | 2017 | 86 minutes

The Last Bolshevik

Chris Marker's tribute to Russian film director Alexander Medvedkin.

Icarus Films | 1998 | 116 minutes

Leninland

The world's largest museum devoted to Lenin offers a 'true Soviet-era experience.' But can it survive in the new Russia?

Icarus Films | 2013 | 52 minutes

Liberation: The User's Guide

Julia, Ina, Olga and Katia are inmates held in a Siberian mental facility against their wishes.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 80 minutes