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Showing 1 - 10 of 46 titles with a criteria of Subject is Russia and the former Soviet Union


Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

All Different, All Equal

Examines progress in women's rights globally.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

Amateur Photographer

The story of a German soldier and the photographs that he took, while serving on the Eastern Front during WWII.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 26 minutes

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

Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan

The first film about the Kyrgyz tradition of bride kidnapping takes viewers inside families, to talk with kidnapped brides who have managed to escape as well as those who are making homes with their new husbands.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 51 minutes

The Coal Miner's Day

Every day hundreds of men risk life and limb going down into the Buzhanska mine in the Ukraine to mine coal with rusty old tools from the Soviet era.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 80 minutes

The Democratic Revolutionary Handbook

A how-to manual to the democratic (but definitely not spontaneous) revolutions in Serbia, Georgia, and the Ukraine in 2000, 2003, and 2004.

Icarus Films | 2007 | 52 minutes

Disco and Atomic War

The Soviet regime in Estonia went head to head with J.R. Ewing and the heroes of Western television...and lost.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 80 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