Youth! Rebels of the Glastnost New Wave

Youth! Rebels of the Glastnost New Wave

Youth! A film season in collaboration with MUBI, the UK’s leading online film streaming platform, showcases the Soviet New Wave’s most exhilarating films.

Youth! will see 9 of the Soviet New Wave’s most exhilarating films screened at Regent Street Cinema from May-June 2018. Unlike the classic films of the French New Wave, these films are still unknown outside of Russia. Most will be shown for the first time in the UK, certainly for the first time on their original formats.

This season is about the artists who predicted, lived through and survived the collapse of the Soviet Union. This will include films by:

  • Georgiii Danilya
  • Stanislav Rotstotsky
  • Otar Iosseliani
  • Kira Muratova
  • Dinara Asanova
  • Sergei Solovev
  • Karen Shaknazarov
  • Juris Podnieks
  • Vasilli Pichul
  • Rashid Naugmanov

Youth! is the possibility to introduce London audiences, young audiences, and the 100,000 MUBI subscribers who live in the UK, to some of the greatest and most audacious films of the 70s and 80s.

This programme is being developed in collaboration with MUBI, the UK’s leading online film streaming platform, and is co-curated by Konstantin Shavlovsky, weekend Editor of Kommersant.

Konstantin Shavlovsky

Konstantin Shavlovsky

Curator and Producer

Konstantin is Film Editor of the weekly publication, Kommersant Weekend. He has realized a number of interdisciplinary projects including “House of Voices” in the Museum of Moscow, “Alexey Balabanov. Crossroads” in the Centre for Art and Music, Em. V. Mayakovsky,. He is the Founder of the cultural and educational platform “Order of words.” He is also Deputy Head of the Cinema section of the St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum and a member of the Board of the Guild of Film Experts and Russian film critics.

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