10th Russian Documentary Showcase “Images of Russia”

Images of Russia

WHEN: October 17-21, 2016

The films by independent Russian movie makers will be screened in five cities of Texas: Houston, Dallas, Austin, College Station and Lubbock. Our partners are: University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Arlington – Dallas, SMU, Texas A&M – College Station, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, and The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston.


We present the following movies:


My friend Boris Nemtsov. Director Zosya Rodkevich

https://vimeo.com/157186803

The film is an intimate portrait of Russian politician and opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, who was assassinated in February, 2015 approximately 200 yards away from the Kremlin. Boris Nemtsov, former Vice-Prime Minister of Boris Yeltsin, was a notorious and uncompromising adversary of the Putin-led Russian government.  His assassination triggered rioting and protesting against murders of opponents in Russia today. This film about Nemtsov is a tribute to the memory of a young, talented, and brave man. The camera accompanies him during his pre-election journeys and also in less formal moments.

Zosya Rodkevich, the talented young movie director, the graduate of the School of Documentary Film and Theater of  Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov, will present her movie and participate in Q/A session.


“Save My Speech Forever”. Director Roman Liberov

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgrF5Q_n4Fs

The documentary is a tragic life story of one of the greatest Russian poets, Osip Mandelstam – who died for the opportunity to write. The author, Roman Liberov, dedicates this film as a testament to the famous Russian poet/essayist by utilizing extracts from poems, letters and reviews, archival documents, and fiction as cinematic tools. Elements of documentary, animation, computer graphics, non-fiction, and puppet scenes that are used in this film, create a film language that does not fit into a specific genre.

The movie will be presented by Roman Sivozhelezov, director of photography.


Dates and Venues

DALLAS

October 17, 2016, 11 a.m.

“My friend Boris Nemtsov”

followed by Q/A with Zosya Rodkevich

SMU, Huitt-Zollars Pavilion, Embrey 115

Admission: free


October 17, 2016, 5:00 p.m.

“Save My Speech Forever”

followed by Q/A with Roman Sivozhelezov

University of North Texas – Denton, ART‎, ‎Room ‎223‎

Admission: free


October 18, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

“Save My Speech Forever”

followed by Q/A with Roman Sivozhelezov

University of Texas at Arlington, Language Acquisition Center, 3rd floor Trimble Hall

Admission: free


LUBBOCK

October 18, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

“My friend Boris Nemtsov”

followed by Q/A with Zosya Rodkevich

Texas Tech University at Lubbock, International Cultural Center Auditorium – 601 Indiana Ave.

Admission: free


AUSTIN

October 19, 2016, 5:00 p.m.

“My friend Boris Nemtsov”

followed by Q/A with Zosya Rodkevich

University of Texas at Austin, College of Liberal Arts Building, Glickman Conference Center, Room 1.302E

Admission: free


COLLEGE STATION

October 19, 2016, 7:00p.m.

“Save My Speech Forever”

followed by Q/A with Roman Sivozhelezov

Texas A&M, MSC 2406A

Admission: free


HOUSTON

October 20, 2016

6:00p.m.

“Save My Speech Forever”

followed by Q/A with Roman Sivozhelezov

University of Houston,   AA AUD 2

Admission: free

Registration: 6:30 PM, Film: 7:15 – 9:00 PM

“My friend Boris Nemtsov”

followed by Q/A with Zosya Rodkevich

Sundance Cinemas – Downtown (Bayou Place), 510 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

Admission: Non-members – $17, members – $12.

REGISTER HERE


October 21, 2016, 7:30p.m.

“Save My Speech Forever”

followed by Q/A with Roman Sivozhelezov

RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)


TICKETS AT RCC OUR TEXAS:

General admission – $10 / full time students and senior citizens – $8. Cash or check ONLY.

Language: Russian with English subtitles

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors & Partners:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works  Russian General Store
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Humanities Texas Wolrd Affairs Council of Greater Houston CREES
Victoria Filippov , Attorney at Law
Russian Culture Society & McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies
Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin
Texas Tech Office of International Affairs & The CHFoundation
Department of International Studies, Texas A&M
Jordan A&M SMUhanten

 

Movie Screening: Documentary “Museum “Revolution”

WHEN: Friday, March 18, 2016, 7:30p.m.

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $8/$6 – RCC membersMuseum Revolution

“Museum “Revolution”" is a movie about the art of resistance, about Maidan and the connection between creativity and politics.

Duration of the screening: 73 min.

Language: Russian with English subtitles

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store

Evening “Russian Opera at the Bolshoi”

WHEN: Friday, January 29, 7:30p.m.

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $15, RCC members – $12

Opera

In the program:

  • Mark Zaltsberg, the passionate lover of opera music, will talk about great Russian opera singers: Lemeshev, Kozlovsky, Mikhailov, Obukhova, Obraztsova, Vishnevskaya.
  • Excerpts from the documentary “Russian Opera at the Bolshoi” ( the Vintage Years)

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK Russian General Store

 

9th Russian Documentary Showcase “Images of Russia”

Images of Russia

WHEN: October 19 – 24, 2015

The best works of independent Russian movie makers will be screened in five cities of Texas: Houston, Dallas, Austin, College Station and Lubbock. Our partners are: University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Arlington – Dallas, SMU, Texas A&M – College Station, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, and The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston.


This year we present the following movies:


“Together”. Director Denis Shabaev

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NejC7nvzXy8

Denis Shabaev’s Together, a charming road movie about an attempt by a father and daughter to find a common language.


Euromaidan: Rough Cut. Presented by producer Yulia Serdyukova

https://vimeo.com/90920946

Three months of revolution. From indignant protest to national unity. From pots on their heads to batons and body armour. From the euphoria of victory to the mourning of the fallen Heavenly Hundred. Revolution as an explosion of revived dignity, as the euphoria of freedom, as the pain of awareness at the cost, as the birth of the modern history of Ukraine.


Museum “Revolution”Presented by producer Anatoly Golubovskiy

https://vimeo.com/111697051

“Museum “Revolution” is a documentary about the Maidan events, contemporary art as a symbol of freedom and political struggle, confrontation of people’s creative energy, and a weapon of power.


Dates and Venues

DALLAS

October 19, 2015, 3:00 pm

“Museum “Revolution”

followed by Q&A with Anatoly Golubovskiy

University of Texas at Arlington, University Hall 110

214-808-3503

Admission: free


October 20, 2015, 6:30 pm

“Museum “Revolution”

followed by Q&A with Anatoly Golubovskiy

SMU, Dallas Hall, McCord Auditorium, 3rd Floor, 3225 University Blvd., Dallas, TX 75205

214-768-2294

Admission: free


AUSTIN

October 20, 2015, 7:00 pm

Euromaidan: Rough Cut

followed by Q&A with Yulia Serdyukova

University of Texas at Austin, CLA 1.302B (Liberal Arts Building)

512-471-3607

Admission: free


COLLEGE STATION

October 21, 2015, 7:00 pm

 “Museum “Revolution”

followed by Q&A with Anatoly  Golubovskiy

Texas A&M, Rudder 510

979-575-5224

Admission: free


LUBBOCK

October 22, 2015, 6:00 pm

“Museum “Revolution”

followed by Q&A with Anatoly  Golubovskiy

International Cultural Center Auditorium at 605 Indiana Ave, Texas Tech University at Lubbock

806-834-4007

Admission: free


HOUSTON

October 21, 2015, Food & Drinks – 6:30 pm, Film – 7:15 pm

Euromaidan: Rough Cut

followed by Q&A with Yulia Serdyukova

Sundance Cinemas – Downtown (Bayou Place), 510 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

Admission: Non-members – $17, members – $12. Register HERE


October 22, 2015, 6:00 pm

Euromaidan: Rough Cut

followed by Q&A with Yulia Serdyukova

University of Houston, AA AUD 2.
Directions: Visitor parking is available in the Stadium Garage (on Holman between Scott St. and Cullen Rd.) or in the Welcome Center Garage (Calhoun Rd.). For map click HERE

Admission: free


October 23, 2015, 7:30p.m.

“Together”

RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)


October 24, 2015, 6:00p.m.

“Museum “Revolution”

followed by Q&A with Anatoly  Golubovskiy

RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

TICKETS AT RCC OUR TEXAS:

General admission – $10 / full time students and senior citizens – $8. Cash or check ONLY.

Language: Russian with English subtitles

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors & Partners:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Humanities Texas Wolrd Affairs Council of Greater Houston CREES
Russian Culture Society & McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies
Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin
Texas Tech Office of International Affairs & The CHFoundation
Jordan A&M SMU

 

Movie Screening: The Cranes are Flying

WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2015, 7:30p.m.

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $8 / RCC members – $6cranes

Russia, 1957. Director: Mikhail Kalatozov

Veronica and Boris are blissfully in love, until the eruption of World War II tears them apart. Boris is sent to the front lines…and then communication stops. Meanwhile, Veronica tries to ward off spiritual numbness while Boris’s draft-dodging cousin makes increasingly forceful overtures. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival, The Cranes Are Flying is a superbly crafted drama, bolstered by stunning cinematography and impassioned performances.

Duration of the screening: 97 minutes

Language: Russian with English subtitles

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK

 

Evening in Memory of Elena Obraztsova

WHEN: Friday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $15, RCC members – $12Elena Obraztsova

We dedicate this evening to the memory of Elena Obraztsova, world-famous opera diva.

In the program:

  • Mark Zaltsberg, a good friend of the great opera singer, shares his memories of her;
  • Documentary “More Than Love” by Marina Goldovsky;
  • Records of Obraztsova’s singing from the collection of Mr. Zaltsberg.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK

 

Movie Screening: Documentary “Iconoscope”

WHEN: Friday, January 23, 2015, 7:30 pm

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $8, RCC members – $6

iconoscope

Television had become an essential part of our daily life. It is impossible to imagine our civilization without it. And it is hard to believe  that television was actually invented less than 100 years ago.

The film “Iconoscope” by acclaimed director Vitaly Manskiy is a chance to grasp the entire history of television in 100 minutes of enthralling and paradoxical spectacle.

There are two more principal characters in this film, both of them TV stars, Dan Rather and Igor Kirillov. For the audiences in the U.S. and the Soviet Union their names were synonymous with the television.

Duration of screening: 100 min.

Language: Russian with English subtitles

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK

 

Movie Screening: Documentary “Pussy Riot – The Movement”

WHEN: Friday, December 5, 2014, 7:30 pm

WHERE: RCC Our Texas (2337 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005)

ADMISSION: $8, RCC members – $6

Pussy Riot

“Pussy Riot – The Movement”, narrated by Daryl Hannah, covers nearly three years of the Pussy Riot saga. It begins with the arrest of the remarkable women: Nadia Tolokonnikova, Masha Alekhina and Katia Samutsevich on a dark street in Moscow and continues through the two-year imprisonment of Nadia and Masha, their “early” release and continued activism at the Sochi Olympics and throughout Russia and the world.

For more information please call 713.395.3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com

Sponsors:

City of Houston logo HAATCA art works
This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
frost Prince and Princess Piotr Galitzine TMK

 

8th Russian Documentary Showcase “Images of Russia”

WHEN: October 28 – November 1, 2014

Russian Documentary Showcase

The best works of independent Russian movie makers will be screened in five cities of Texas: Houston, Dallas, Austin, College Station and Lubbock. Our partners are: University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Arlington -Dallas, Texas A&M – College Station, University of Houston, and Texas Tech University.

This year we present the following movies:

“Blood” by Alina Rudnitskaya

http://transfusion.ru/2013/12-06-1.html

The Pipe” by Vitaly Manskiy

Our honored guests are Vitaly Manskiy and Alina Rudnitskaya. They will present movies and participate in Q/A sessions.

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7th Russian Documentary Showcase “Images of Russia”

WHEN: October 21 – 26, 2013

Russian Documentary Showcase

The best works of independent Russian movie makers will be screened in five cities in Texas – Houston, Dallas, Austin, College Station and Lubbock. Our partners are: University of Texas at Austin, SMU-Dallas, Texas A&M – College Station, University of Houston, Texas Tech University – Lubbock, and Houston Community College.

This year we present the following movies:

“Tomorrow” by Andrey Gryazev

“Born in the USSR: 28 and Up” by Sergey Miroshnichenko

Trailer here: http://www.okino.ua/film/mv472554/trailers/49753/

“A Bitter Taste of Freedom” by Marina Goldovskaya

Our honored guests will be Andrey Gryazev and Ksenia Adamovich, movie director and producer, crew member  of the film “Born in the USSR:28 and Up”. They will present movies and participate in Q/A sessions.

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