'I Am Not Your Friend,' 'Transmisson'
'Protector,' 'Three Seasons in Hell'
'By the Will of Genghis Khan,' 'Inhabited Island: 2,' 'Kislorod,' 'Newsmakers,' 'Taras Bulba,' 'The Very Best Movie 2'
Russian audiences gave the territory another record breaking box office year in 2008, when regional receipts hit $830 million, up nearly 47% on the previous year's figure of $565 million.
Russia's biggest-budget movie ever, the nearly $40 million sci-fi actioner "Obitaemyi ostrov" (Inhabited Island), opened with a bang, taking in more than $15 million locally in its first weekend.
Russia's decision to cut off European gas supplies Wednesday as its dispute with Ukraine escalated has left cinema audiences shivering in the worst affected countries, including Bosnia and Bulgaria.
The 18-strong feature competish lineup of the 40th Hungarian Film Week, which runs Jan. 27-Feb. 3, will include seven pics by frosh helmers.
Central Partnership, Russia's leading independent production company, has won a government tender to make the first fully state-funded feature since Soviet times -- $8 million budgeted patriotic war…
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is taking personal charge of progress in the development of the country's film industry as chairman of the government council on the progress of domestic…