The third annual festival of Russian film runs at Apollo Cinema in London from October 30 to November 8 and features 10 UK premieres.

Among the talent who will be attending, are directors Nikolei Dostal and Karen Shakhnazarov.

In addition to the main programme, there will be a retrospective showcase of Soviet Musicals and three short animation programmes.

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