Kino Klassika Foundation
Organisational Structure of the Foundation
Kino Klassika Foundation is an UK registered charity. Our charity number is 1150791. Kino Klassika’s trustees, Professor Ian Christie, Daniel Jowell QC, Roger Munnings CBE and Justine Waddell are ultimately responsible for the governance of the organisation, which is both a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.
Ian Christie is Anniversary Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck College and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the co-curator of our exhibition at GRAD Unexpected Eisenstein. He co-curated Eisenstein: His Life and Art (Oxford Museum of Modern Art/Hayward Gallery, 1988). Ian also co-edited Eisenstein Rediscovered (1993) and The Film Factory: Russian and Soviet Cinema in Documents, 1896-1939 (1988). He is the author of monographs on Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger and Martin Scorsese.
Daniel Jowell is a leading Queen’s Counsel with particular experience in multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes and competition law. Daniel’s interest to support Kino Klassika stems from his great interest in cinema and Russian culture
Roger Munnings is currently chair of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce. Roger was Chairman of KPMG Moscow from 2004 – 2008.
Justine Waddell is the founder of Kino Klassika. An acclaimed film and stage actress, Justine played the lead in Vladimir Sorokin and Alexander Zeldovich’s sci-fi version of Anna Karenina, Target (2011), for which she learnt the Russian language from scratch.
Ralph Fiennes is an Academy Award nominated actor and film director with a deep interest in Russian theatre and film playing the title role in the film version of Eugene Onegin and the Russian language version of Turgenev’s Two Women.
Sam Goff, Editorial Director
Sam is Editorial Director for Klassiki and a lecturer in Russian and Soviet culture at the University of Cambridge. Previously he was Features Editor at The Calvert Journal, and has written on the film and culture of Russia and the post-communist world for numerous publications. At Kino Klassika Sam curates our film seasons and screenings, alongside managing the Klassiki Journal. Email: [email protected]
Alexia Claydon, Programme Director
Alexia is a recent graduate from the University of Birmingham, where she studied History and Russian. Having lived in Saint Petersburg for a year she is keen to maintain both a linguistic and cultural connection with Russia and Eurasia through film. At Kino Klassika she oversees the programming on our streaming platform Klassiki, and is involved with marketing and press outreach for our film seasons, screenings and projects. Email: [email protected]
Dina Kozlikina, Programming & Subtitling
Dina is a native of Ukraine and a fluent Russian and English speaker. She is a passionate musician and pays a lot of attention to composition. “I love seeing the development of Ukrainian cinema. I believe that films can affect people in different ways so it’s important to have good Ukrainian films. I’m happy to be a part of KKF because it gives me an opportunity to get into this sphere.” Email: email@example.com
Sandra Radenovic, Content Manager
Sandra is currently a third-year student of BA Russian and History at School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, UCL. A life-long fan of film, language, and history, she enjoys learning new things about all three fields through the work she does at Kino Klassika, most of which involves translating and proof-reading subtitles, as well as writing for the Klassiki Journal. firstname.lastname@example.org
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