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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

Cabbage, Potatoes and other Demons

1 village, 1.000 tractors, 100.000 tons of cabbages & potatoes each year - which are hardly sold and eventually destroyed. Is there any way out?

Deckert Distribution | 2016 | 60 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

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

How Putin Came to Power

A detailed investigation, with archives and exclusive interviews with the participants, into how Vladimir Putin rose from mayoral aide in St. Petersburg, to President of Russia, in only eight years.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 52 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

Life 3 - Cheated of Childhood

The International Labor Organization tries to rescue and rehabilitate the street children of St. Petersburg.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 23 minutes