Russia’s pre-1917 capital has always housed a vigorous and individual tradition of film-making. Our program, Nevaland, curated by renowned cultural and film historian, Professor Catriona Kelly of Oxford University, will examine that tradition over time to celebrate the centenary of Soviet Russia’s first film The Tenants and the century long legacy of Russia’s most imaginative city on film.
PROGRAM | Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016 – Thursday, Oct 26th, 2017
Our Eisenstein project continues in 2017 with the eagerly awaited publication of the coffee table book Eisenstein: Works on Paper in collaboration with Thames & Hudson as well as our landmark screening of Eisenstein’s October to mark the Revolution centenary on October 26 2017 with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre…
PROGRAM | Screenings
| Friday, Feb 17th, 2017 – Thursday, Oct 26th, 2017
Marx proclaimed that throwing off its chains, the proleteriat had a world to win. Kino Klassika will host a season of screenings, talks and events with Regent Street Cinema to mark the centenary of the October Revolution. The season opens with Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, the iconic film the revolution inspired, and goes on to examine a century of revolution on film.