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Nevaland: St Petersburg on Film

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 century long legacy of Russia’s most imaginative city on film.

The Eisenstein Project

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…

Gala Screening of The End of St Petersburg

As the Centenary of the Russian Revolution approaches, Kino Klassika Foundation hosted a gala screening of Vsevolod Pudovkin’s masterpiece, The End of St Petersburg (1927) at the Electric Cinema in partnership with Fabergé. The screening launches a season of films and events titled ‘A WORLD TO WIN: A Century of Revolution on Screen’ to mark the Russian Revolution centenary next year. The screening was introduced by famed Petersburg historian Professor Catriona Kelly.

Eisenstein on Paper: Graphic Works by the Master of Film

Kino Klassika supports the eagerly awaited publication of Eisenstein Works on Paper, the first comprehensive study of the extensive yet rarely seen graphic works of Sergei Eisenstein. This monograph of over 400 drawings traces Eisenstein’s development as draftsman from early childhood sketches, to later designs for theatre and film sets to the abstract and experimental works of his late career.

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