Russian Film Festival 2009

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The Back of Beyond 35×45 (Country: Russia; Year: 2009; Director: Evgeniy Solomin; Writer: Evgeniy Solomin)
As Siberians switch passports from Soviet to Russian Federation, a photographer travels to remote villages to take their snaps for the documents.
City Of The Sun (Director: Alexander Murugov; Writer: Alexander Murugov)
Documentary tracking a man who, inspired by the work of Tomasso Campanella, decided to create his own utopia, where former drunks and ex-cons can live in harmony.
In Motion (Country: Russia; Year: 2009; Director: Vorontsov, Julia Kisileva; Writer: Julia Kisileva)
Tracking youngsters who feel a strong civic duty and take a stand over social issues.
The Long Road Home (Country: Russia; Year: 2009; Director: Aleksandr Gorelik)
Brief snapshot of rural life.
Main Role (Year: 2009)
Story of an actresses descent into addiction.
Parts Of The Body (Country: Russia; Year: 2009; Director: Maria Kravchenko; Writer: Maria Kravchenko)
In this harrowing-black and-white documentary, the director profiles young men who have grown up in the Caucasus, children of a war that has stolen their childhood and replaced it with suffering and tragedy.
The Revolution That Wasn't (Vallankumous, jota ei tullut) (Country: Estonia, Finland; Year: 2008; Director: Alojna Polunina; Writer: Aljona Polunina)
Documentary tracking two revolutionaries in the run up to the 2007 presidential elections.
Sunrise-Sunset (Rassvet/Zakat. Dalai Lama 14) (Country: Russia, China, India; Year: 2008; Director: Vitali Mansky; Writer: Vitali Mansky)
Portrait of the Dalai Lama XIV.
Vinogradov & Dubosarsky: Painting By Commission (Country: Russia; Year: 2009; Director: Alexander Sheyn, Evgeniy Mitta)
Charting the career of the two artists against the Russian art scene.
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