LONDON — The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum launched Wednesday with a lineup of screenings spread across 10 programs, each curated by a leading Russian film critic. Catherine Mtsitouridze, SPIMF’s…
Grungy, witty and savage, the Russian crime thriller "Break Loose" entertains despite its ludicrously repetitive action and cliched story of the impossible love between a special forces cop and a…
While the Russian box office has been exploding over the past few years, some see growth in different terms. The Russian market is still at an embryonic stage, in the sense that it was still evolving…
LONDON — Roskino, which promotes Russian cinema in international markets, is launching the second edition of Doors, its film export initiative, at the Venice Film Festival. The Doors program…
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
Although it boasts no Palme d'Or contenders, Russia, one of Eastern Europe's fastest-rising film industries, is out in force in Cannes. Russia launched the sixth edition of its Pavilion at the mart…
There was plenty of Baz-razzmatazz as the 66th Cannes Film Festival bowed with a mix of fun, lofty hopes and melancholy that F. Scott Fitzgerald would have appreciated. In the spirit of opener "The…
Options for financing films across Europe come under the spotlight today at two industry events held in co-operation with Variety.
The effects of the Eurozone crisis, the future of 3D and financing opportunities in Europe, will be among the main topics at the Berlinale's European Film Market Industry Debates this year.
American cinephiles will be able to access new Russian titles on Hulu and Hulu Plus in November in a deal announced by Roskino, Russia's state-run film promotion organization, and Gravitas Ventures…
Russia's state-backed film promotion body, Roskino, has pacted with Rome-based sales house Intramovies, which will become its consultant-agent on 12 Russian productions.
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