CamRuSS is delighted to present the Russian Film Festival in Cambridge on 1 – 4 December 2016 in collaboration with London Russian Film Week and Filip Perkon. www.russianfilmweek.org

PROGRAMME
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Thursday, 1st December, 18:30

SHREDDER (6+) with Alex Dubas
Russia, 2014
Director: Mikhail Dovzhenko
Cast: Alex Dubas, Ekaterina Volkova, Vladimir Mishukov, Yasha Dovzhenko,
Alisa Khazanova, Egor Konchalovsky, Igor Yasulovich, Vlad Malenko, Elena
Plaksina, Ekaterina Semenova

Radio listeners are asked, on air, to vote for the murder of a work of art… The film is based
on real events.

18:30 Presentation & Screening (20 min)

HERITAGE OF LOVE (12+)
Russia, 2016
Director: Yuriy Vasilev
Cast: Svetlana Ivanova, Dmitry Bilan, Alexander Adabashian, Marat Basharov
In Russian with English subtitles

On the eve of the first world war young Princess Vera Chernysheva and lieutenant Andrey Dolmatov meet under rather strange circumstances and fall in love. The story continues 100 years later, connecting people through several generations.

19:15 Screening (1 hr 25 min)
20:45-21:15 Q&A with the creative team (tbc)

Main Lecture Hall, Old Divinity School, St. John’s College
St Johns Street, Cambridge CB2 1TP
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Friday, 2nd December, 19:00

TWO WOMEN (12+)
Russia, 2014
Director: Vera Glagoleva
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Anna Astrakhantseva, Alexander Baluev
In Russian with English subtitles

A headstrong young woman is married to a wealthy landowner. Her feelings for her son’s tutor become a complex web of unrequited love. Based on A Month in the Country, a play by Ivan Turgenev. Ralph Fiennes spent two months living in Russia learning the language for the part. http://www.twowomenfilm.ru/

19:00 Screening (1 hr 45 min)
20:30-21:00 Q&A with the creative team
Main Lecture Hall, Old Divinity School, St. John’s College
St Johns Street, Cambridge CB2 1TP
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Saturday, 3rd December, 19:00

CONTRIBUTION (12+)
Russia, 2016
Director: Sergey Senzhkin
Cast: Maxim Matveev, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Ilya Noskov
In Russian with English subtitles

Russia, civil war, 1918. In order to survive, a detective, sentenced to death for his connections with the Red Army, must find a stolen diamond that was donated to the White Army cause.

19:00 Screening (1 hr 25 min)
Venue: Winstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College
Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TQ

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Sunday, 4th December 2016, 19:00

MOSCOW NEVER SLEEPS (14+)
Russia, 2016
Director: Johnny O’Reilly
Cast: Eugenia Khirivskaya, Aleksey Serebryakov, Yuriy Stoyanov, Mikhail Efremov
Country: Russia, Ireland

The volatile intersections of contemporary Moscow and the intimate lives of five people. These stories weave through Moscow’s choked cityscape as it celebrates its birthday with a massive fireworks display. They reveal the unrestrained energy of Europe’s biggest city and testify to the depth and power of the Russian spirit. http://moscowneversleeps.com/

19.00 Screening (1 hr 40 min)
21:00 Q&As with the director
Venue: Winstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College
Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TQ