Bender: Gold of the Empire
The hunt for the empire's gold continues. A priceless rod, a treasure that was supposed to provide a fabulous life in sunny Rio da Janeiro, slipped from the tenacious hands of Ibrahim Bender and his young student Ostap and ended up in Nestor Makhno. He is sure: this is far from the only precious relic hidden in the vicinity. So red, white, bandits and partisans get involved in the race for mythical gold, and Osya, together with the rogue mentor Ibrahim, must surpass himself in order not to ...
The aftermath of a shocking explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station made hundreds of people sacrifice their lives to clean up the site of the catastrophe and to successfully prevent an even bigger disaster that could have turned a large part of the European continent into an uninhabitable exclusion zone. This is their story.
Faced with insurmountable problems, five young Muscovites flee to a monastery near the half-abandoned village of Topi. They view the trip as an adventure, a long-awaited freedom from worries, and an opportunity to forget. However, the journey turns into a series of mysterious events that only brings closer what they fled from and make them doubt the reality of what's happening.
Dark Spell (2021)
Dark Spell is a story about the girl named Zhenya who suffers from being in love with her husband that has left her, so she decides to bring him back. Desperate heroine casts a spell called "Black Wedding", which is a magical ritual known for its great power and irreversibility. After the ritual, her beloved husband comes back, although his love becomes more like an obsession: he is even ready to kill Zhenya, so as not to give her to anyone. When the maddened husband dies, the spell does ...
Major Grom: Plague Doctor (2021)
Igor Grom is a skilled policeman from St. Petersburg, known for his daring nature and uncompromising attitude towards the criminals of all kinds. Incredible strength, analytical mind and integrity – these qualities make Major Grom the perfect policeman. Working tirelessly, he always pushes through, and meets the challenges standing in the way.
Chernobyl: Abyss (2021)
Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean up the site of the catastrophe, and to successfully prevent an even bigger disaster that could have turned a large part of the European continent into an uninhabitable exclusion zone.
Reflections of the shift worker Ivan, who, due to life circumstances, overcomes more than 9000 km to return home. On his way he meets many interesting people: military, students, mothers with children, men, women, old people. The landscapes outside the window, time zones, people are changing. But their stories remain, stories about life, love, hope and faith.
A French policeman, a wine grower from Georgia, a couple of young actors in London, an Italian priest. Four stories of change in people through the prism of a drink that accompanies human passions for 8000 years.
I changed my mind
The collected novels of the almanac reflect the picture of the world as it is seen by modern people — as a systematic and no longer surprising chaos, through which you need to wade, preferably with your head held high. In such a world, women's variability and the ability to instantly change their decision to the exact opposite is no longer a disadvantage, but an advantage. According to the authors of the almanac, it is the ability to change your mind that makes a woman a heroine of today. ...
Play With Me
Good-natured and ironic romantic Comedy with elements of drama, which tells about the most interesting and mysterious actor's "kitchen", making fun of the most significant moments: casting, shooting a commercial, auditions and auditions in the theater. The film reveals the artistic world on the example of the fate of one young actor: from fame to oblivion so far and at the same time so close.
Artist Alexander Chursin creates portraits of rappers of the caliber of Notorious B.I.G. and Earl Sweatshirt in the spirit of paintings by old masters, giving the stars of hip-hop images of icons. Observations of his work and Chursin's arguments about the Renaissance, the relevance of painting and the spirit of the 90s-in the film, which was shot for almost a year against the backdrop of post-apocalyptic landscapes of Eastern Europe.
The story of those who made possible the first human flight into space, but remained behind the scenes. The heroes of the film are Semyon Kosberg and other engineers who worked in the Voronezh design bureau on the third stage of the rocket engine, without which the Gagarin spacecraft would not have entered orbit on April 12, 1961. Memories of Viktor Skachilov, the only surviving member of Kosberg's team, and archive photos are intertwined with animation and an inspired soundtrack created ...
Graffiti appears where the city or society cracks — so argue the St. Petersburg graffiti artist Max Ima and his friends, who are tired of hiding their faces. Together they form one of the best graffiti scenes in Russia, and they have something to say.
Of People and Food
Every year in our country, 17 million tons of usable products end up in a landfill. Part of the problem can be solved by foodsharing-saving food written off from restaurants and stores and distributing it to those in need. Every week, Ekaterina prepares food from the saved products for distribution from the Night Bus of the charity organization "Nochlezhka", young people from the TRIGLINKI community pick up products from vegetable bases and production facilities and deliver them to lonely ...
Girl photographers are the new rock stars who are changing their views on creativity and social stereotypes. In the film, the heroines-Anya Aristova, Lyubov Kozorezova, Anisia Kuzmina and others-for the first time find themselves in front of the camera lenses, and not behind them, as usual. They will tell you how to create a visual history of the generation, touch on the current topic of self-acceptance and show how they work on their photo shoots.
Maybe you've seen or heard these phrases on Instagram, in a coffee shop, at an event, from friends, maybe you even use the app and already provide your grandparents with food baskets every month. Just six months ago, no one knew about "Help" and how easy it really is to help. But thanks to a group of people who have decided that they will talk about helping others in the language of technology and modern media, we are increasingly seeing a circle held by two brackets in different cities of ...
Two years ago, Asya from Moscow met Zhanybek, a taxi driver from Kyrgyzstan. They fell in love and began to live together. At the beginning of 2021, Zhanybek flew home for a month, and upon his return, he learned that he was banned from entering Russia for two years due to administrative violations - smoking in the wrong place, improper parking and driving with broken headlights. Asya followed her beloved man to Kyrgyzstan to discover an unknown country, about which we hear so often and do ...
A film almanac, in which modern Russian designers and design studios reflect on what we can show the world in addition to Balalaika and Khokhloma. Let's trace the history of Russian visual culture — from the appearance of the Cyrillic alphabet and folk crafts to constructivism, Soviet DIY and metamodern. Let's analyze the visual language of Russian icons, find the motifs of folk costume in modern fashion, look at the Baroque, classicism, Art Nouveau and other styles from the perspective of ...
The story of a modern woman who lives in a metropolis with two children, two ex-husbands and mother-in-law. Common life, except that she is a professional stand-up comedian.
I see your voice
In each episode, the participant and the team of experts get to know the characters who will not say a single word for the entire episode of the show. Who of them is a real vocalist, and who is a deceiver - this is to be found out.