Program

The Seventh Annual Russian Documentary Film Festival in New York
October 10-12, 2014 – Tribeca Cinemas, DCTV, Brooklyn Public Library, “Otrada” Cultural Centre

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

TRIBECA CINEMAS (54 Varick Steet)

7:00-11:00 Festival Opening Ceremony. Introduction of the festival’s participants: film-directors, partners, sponsors, festival’s guests. Special program dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the death of Vasily Grossman (1905-1964). buy tickets

«Vasily Grossman. I Knew That I Was Dead». Q&A with the film-director (Russia)


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

TRIBECA CINEMAS (54 Varick Steet)

2:00 The General Headquarters. Special screening dedicated to the 100th anniversary of World War I. buy tickets

3:10 The Blockade. When Healed Only Compassion. Special program dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Siege of Leningrad. buy tickets

4:00 Alex’s Meadowland. Q&A with the film-director (Russia). buy tickets

4:45 Medem. Q&A with the film-director (Russia). buy tickets

5:50 Blood. buy tickets

7:00 Straightening Sigh. Q&A with the film-director (Russia). buy tickets

8:50-11:00 Special screenings “Children of Russia”: Everything That We Are Doing
/ Mamas, Kids and the Law. Q&A with the film-director (Russia) and with the heroine of the “Mamas, Kids and the Law” (USA). buy tickets

DCTV – DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY TELEVISION CENTRE (87 Lafayette St)

2:30 Sonia. Q&A with the film-director (USA)

4:30 – 7:00 Special screenings of documentaries made by young Russian and American film-directors «The Open World»

4:30 The Subscriber is Temporary Unavailable

5:00 Katya

6:00 Russian Dream. Q&A with the heroine of the film (USA) and with the General Director of the Saint-Petersburg Studio of Documentary Films (Russia)


SUNDAY, OCTOBER, 12

DCTV – DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY TELEVISION CENTRE (87 Lafayette St)

1:30 – 3:30 Special program «Remembering the Holocaust»: «The Holocaust – is It a Wallpaper Paste?» / «…with God against Man» Q&A with the film-director (USA

BROOKLYN CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY)

1:30 “Goodbye America!” or the Last Movie by Alexander Dovzhenko

2:10 From Russia with Math. Q&A with the film-team (USA)

“OTRADA” CULTURAL CENTRE (Russian American Aid Association Otrada Inc. 385 South Pascack Rd, Chestnut Ridge, NY)

2:00 – 4:00 Medem / The General Headquarters.

TRIBECA CINEMAS (54 Varick Steet)

2:00 Emil Gorovets. I Was Your Son, Russia! Q&A with the producer of the film (USA). buy tickets

3:30 Non-Stop City. buy tickets

4:20 – 7:00 Festival Closing Screenings Special program «In the Beginning There Was a Word». in honor of Russian literature. buy tickets

Writer “Pi”. The Attempt of Identification Q&A with the film-director (Russia)

Russia’s Open Book. Writing in the Age of Putin. Q&&A with the film-team (USA)

The Soldiers’, Sailors’, Marines’, Coast Guard and Airmen’s Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York)

8:00 Award Ceremony