3 Russian films will be screened as part of the Jameson Film Festival.
Russian director Karen Shakhnazarov (Ward No. 6 – JDIFF 2010) never ceases to experiment, with both subject matter and style. WWII-set White Tiger is his first war film, a weird, wondrous tale of an eerie white fascist tank that appears, attacks and vanishes, leaving smouldering Russian tanks and cremated corpses in its wake.
jVivan las Antipodas
Victor Kossakovsky’s captivating documentary takes a common musing – if you dug a hole straight through the planet, what would you see on the other side? – and pursues it to the ends of the earth.
At the beginning of Mikhail Segal’s film, an author approaches a publishing house with a selection of stories and is told there is no market for them. However, as various people open the book, they each find themselves drawn into an imaginary reality.
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Culture: Monica Loughman Ballet presents “Masterpieces of World Opera and Ballet” at the National Concert Hall, Dublin in September
Unique new format combines opera and ballet performances, debuting Belfast’s own Melissa Hamilton, principal ballerina of the Royal Ballet and an excerpt from Monica Loughman’s new production in classical ballet, Children of Lir