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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Movie Screenings

Russian Cultural Center Our Texas presents

Documentaries by Alexander Gutman

WHEN: Friday, May 2, 2014 at 7:30p.m.

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

ADMISSION: $8/$6 – RCC members

Gutman

The Last Romantic

Russia,  2008. 25 min.

The movie is about talented Russian artist Eugene Uhnalev. He survived a prison camp of Stalin’s era. Later Uhnalev worked in Hermitage for many years. His artworks are influenced by classical painting.

Gutman

The Intonation of Time

Russia,  2010. 25 min.

The hero of this film is Vladimir Ovchinnikov, artist, sculptor, and one of the founders of nonconformist artistic movement in Leningrad. He worked in Hermitage and Mariinsky Theater.

Language: Russian with English subtitles

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

Sponsors:

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This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance
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3rd Annual Russian Documentary Film Showcase “IMAGES OF RUSSIA”

When: October 19-24, 2009

Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas” is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Russian Documentary Film Showcase in Texas “Images of Russia”.

The latest works of independent Russian movie makers will be screened in four cities in Texas – Houston, Dallas, Austin and College Station.

We will present the following movies: “Revolution that wasn’t” (2008) by talented young director Aliona Polunina, “Our Motherland” by internationally renowned film-maker Vitaly Mansky, “Strolls with Brodsky” by E. Yakovich and A. Shishov, “The nine forgotten songs” by Galina Krasnoborova, “Hostages of the Future” by Roman Carmen Jr. and Andrey Shemyakin and “Chagall’s Passions” by Andrey Melnikov.

The major Texas universities will participate and host the movie screenings: University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M, South Methodist University at Dallas and Houston Baptist University.

Each movie presentation will be accompanied by the lecture and Q/A session with our honored guests. Our guests are: director Aliona Polunina - author of “Revolution that wasn’t”, and Andrey Shemyakin – the well-known movie critic, film scholar, producer, and  the author and host  of “Documentary Camera” TV program.

The Documentary Film Showcase schedule:

October 19: “Revolution that wasn’t”- UT/Austin.

October 20: “Hostages of the Future”, “Chagall’s Passions”- SMU/Dallas

October 20: “Revolution that wasn’t”- UT/Arlington.

October 21: “Revolution that wasn’t”– Texas A&M/College Station

October 22: “Our Motherland” – Houston Baptist University

October 23: “Strolls with Brodsky”, “The nine forgotten songs” and “Chagall’s Passions” – Houston Baptist University

October 24:  “Revolution that wasn’t” – Houston Baptist University

Event Sponsors

City of Houston

Houston Arts AllianceThis project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance

2nd Russian Documentary Film Showcase in Texas: “Images of Russia”

Dedicated to Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

When: October 20 – 25, 2008

Five documentaries will be screened in four cities in Texas – Houston, Dallas, Austin and College Station.

We are honored to present our three distinguished guests and prominent leaders in Russian Documentary Film world – Sergey Miroshnichenko, Andrey Shemyakin and Maria Miro. Sergey Miroshnichenko – Honored Artist of Russia, is Emmy award – winning documentary film director and professor in State Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. Andrey Shemyakin is a very known documentary film scholar, producer, cinema critic, Head of the Department of Modern Russian Cinema in Russian Film Institute, and also the Director of the Center of Visual Culture in Russian State Humanitarian Institute (RGGU), as well as creative director of the TV program “Documentary camera” on national channel “Culture”. Maria Miro is a young talented director. Her movie Coal Dust won Young Talent Competition award for an extraordinary documentary film talent and received honorable mention by Leipzig Film Festival International Jury in 2007.

FILMS:
“21 and Up. Born in the USSR” (2007/3 hours) by Sergey Miroshnichenko
“A Rib. Portrait of Artist’s Wife on Background of Epoch” (2007/52 min.) by Valeriy Zolotukha and
Galina Leontyeva
“A Man to Man” (2005/38 min.) by Boris Sarakhatunov
“Coal dust” (2006/20 min.) by Maria Miro
“Dialogues with Solzhenitsyn” (1999/90 min.) by Aleksandr Sokurov

Event Sponsors

City of Houston

Houston Arts Alliance

This project is funded in part by a grant of the City of Houston through the Houston Art Alliance