Copenhagen International Film Festival / CPH PIX
Copenhagen (Denmark) - 14 April 2011 - 01 May 2011
http://cphfilmfestivals.dk/ - http://www.cphpix.dk/p/index.lasso?e=1
Russian or Soviet films
Yesterday Cinema
Otel
Otel "U Pogibshego Al'pinista", 1979

(Отель "У Погибшего Альпиниста")


Grigori KROMANOV
(Григорий КРОМАНОВ)

Grigori KROMANOV

 
Schastye
Schastye, 2010

(Счастье мое)


Sergey LOZNITSA
(Сергей ЛОЗНИЦА)

Sergey LOZNITSA
Peremirie
Peremirie, 2010

(Перемирие)


Svetlana PROSKURINA
(Светлана ПРОСКУРИНА)

Svetlana PROSKURINA
Shantrapa
Shantrapa, 2009

(Шантрапа)


Otar IOSSELIANI
(Отар ИОСЕЛИАНИ)

Otar IOSSELIANI
Kak ya provel etim letom
Kak ya provel etim letom, 2009

(Как я провел этим летом)


Aleksey POPOGREBSKY
(Алексей ПОПОГРЕБСКИЙ)

Aleksey POPOGREBSKY
Ovsyanki
Ovsyanki, 2009

(Овсянки)


Aleksey FEDORCHENKO
(Алексей ФЕДОРЧЕНКО)

Aleksey FEDORCHENKO

Other films
- Illegal, Olivier MASSET-DEPASSE, Belgium-Luxembourg-France, 2010, 90 min, documentaire
Tania, a Russian illegal immigrant, has been living in Belgium for eight years with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Quietly integrated, they live in constant fear of being detained for questioning, which is an inevitability. As soon as this happens, the camera clings to Tania’s body, and follows her to a closed detention centre. Her sole obsession is to protect her son from deportation, and this angle enables Masset-Depasse to avoid the pitfalls of the genre. It is not a question here of offering viewers a sociological study of detention camps, although the film doesn’t hide the realities of that world. Through Tania’s encounters, we discover the centre’s “residents”, the other refugees, as well as the police officers and wardens, who are all plunged into an inhuman situation, at the limits of the describable