Cinema Club

13 02, 2024

Short film is making a comeback: the screening of the “Short Films: Part II” program took place at the cinema club

2024-02-13T09:49:36+01:00February 13th, 2024|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

On February 8, 2024, at the Russian House film club in Brussels, the second part of the program dedicated to short films was screened. It included films from the Regional Cinema Support Fund. The Regional Cinema Support Fund of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia was established by the All-Russian Public Organization "Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation" on February 18, 2022. The main goals of the Fund are to support and develop regional cinema, increase its competitiveness, and popularize regional cinema in Russia and abroad. The stories of the three main characters, living in the provinces and managing [...]

1 02, 2024

On the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Leningrad from the blockade, the Russian House in Brussels showcased “The Siege Diary”

2024-02-01T16:08:26+01:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

On January 27th, the Russian House in Brussels hosted a screening of the film "The Siege Diary" by Andrei Zaytsev. The film is the winner of the Moscow International Film Festival (2020) and a laureate of the Russian National Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences' "Golden Eagle" award (2021). The screening was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the fascist blockade. In February 1942, amidst severe frost, dreadful hunger, non-functional utilities, halted transportation, and Leningrad buried in snow, paralyzed, a young woman named Olga traverses the entire city to reach her father. Having just [...]

29 01, 2024

The documentary film “World 2052: Seeing the Future” by RT was presented In Brussels

2024-01-29T11:20:41+01:00January 29th, 2024|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

On January 26, at the Russian House in Brussels, a screening of the documentary took place, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Higher School of Economics. The event was part of the joint project "Documentary Film Days in Russian Houses," organized by Rossotrudnichestvo and RT Documentary. The film focuses on scientific developments that are expected to change the world in the coming decades. The experts in the film are 15 leading scientists and researchers from the Higher School of Economics. They discuss how the application of artificial intelligence and the integration of digital technologies will impact the economy, medicine, humanities, [...]

26 01, 2024

The Russian House in Brussels screened films from the International Short Film Festival 2023

2024-01-26T15:47:00+01:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

On January 19th, a screening of short films took place at the Russian House cinema club in Brussels as part of the International Short Film Festival 2023, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. In 2014, Russia hosted the first "All-Russian Action Day of Short Films" initiated by the Youth Center of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. In 2022, the project gained international status as a film festival and received support from the Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives under the name "Days of Short Films." Guests at the Russian House had the opportunity to watch four films from the [...]

21 12, 2023

The Cinema Club of the Russian House in Brussels concluded its annual program with “First Love”

2023-12-21T18:05:28+01:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

On December 19, the final screening of the season took place at the film club of the Russian House in Brussels. Despite the rainy weather, it did not deter fans of Soviet and Russian cinema from gathering to watch the film "First Love," based on the eponymous story by Ivan Turgenev. The film was presented to the audience by our wonderful lecturer and cinema expert, Tania Kireeff. Those present in the hall also had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with books released by the French publishing house "Natania." Its director, Natalya Vladimirovna Zhigunova-Komarova, introduced the guests of the Russian House [...]

6 12, 2023

For the 80th anniversary of Operation Bagration, the film “Direction of the Main Blow” was screened at the film club of the Russian House in Brussels

2023-12-06T12:13:31+01:00December 6th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

In commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Operation Bagration, film club of the Russian House in Brussels hosted a screening of the film "Direction of the Main Blow" which is the third part of the film epic "Liberation", directed by Yuri Ozerov in 1970-1971. During Operation Bagration, the Soviet army inflicted the largest defeat on the German army in the entire military history of Germany, crushing the Army Group Centre. The film epic "Liberation" is an artistic narrative about the liberation of the territory of the Soviet Union and the subsequent defeat of fascist Germany. It is dedicated to five [...]

21 11, 2023

The premiere of the film “Across the river”, produced by the “Belarusfilm” studio, took place in Brussels.

2023-11-21T16:42:17+01:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

The film, directed by Andrey Khrulyov, was successfully premiered at the cinema club of the Russian House in Brussels. The film, shot in 2023 at the "Belarusfilm" studio, is set in 1925 in Western Belarus, which, after the signing of the Treaty of Brest, fell under the influence of Poland. The attempts of local residents to defend their own faith and church are brutally suppressed by Polish authorities. The film was presented to the audience by the Acting Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the EU and NATO, Ekaterina Vladimirovna Shatokhina. She emphasized the relevance of [...]

14 11, 2023

The documentary film «St Basil’s Cathedral» by RT was screened in Brussels

2023-11-14T15:03:55+01:00November 14th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

The RT Documentary film "Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed" was screened in Brussels as part of the project "Days of Documentary Cinema in Russian Houses." The Russian House in Brussels hosted the screening of the documentary, directed by Dmitry Khrustalev and Ekaterina Kitaytseva. The most interesting and lesser-known facts about the country's most famous cathedral sparked undeniable interest among Belgian viewers. After the screening, a discussion took place on the historical processes of the formation of Orthodoxy in Russia, famous Russian architects, and the fate of the Romanov and Rurik dynasties.

30 10, 2023

“A Nest of Gentlefolk”: The Russian House Film Club has started screening adaptations of classic literary works.

2023-11-09T13:12:48+01:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

The Russian House Film Club in Brussels held a screening of a movie based on the literary work by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, "A Nest of Gentlefolk” in honor of the 205th anniversary of the world-renowned writer. The film was well-received by the Belgian audience and sparked lively discussions after the screening. In the future, as part of the "Adaptations of Russian Writers' Works" program, the Russian House Film Club in Brussels plans to showcase films based on the works of A.P. Chekhov, L.N. Tolstoy, and I.A. Goncharov. Stay tuned for our announcements!

25 10, 2023

The International Youth Film Festival “WE” is now accepting submissions.

2023-10-25T10:36:46+02:00October 25th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

Until November 24th, the International Youth Film Festival "WE" is accepting entries from authors of Russian and foreign short films created after January 1, 2022. The festival organizers, drawing from the art of cinema, its techniques, and potential, invite the young generation of the country to reflect on the lives and actions of ordinary people they want to be proud of, to become explorers of human character, and to showcase the faces of contemporaries. Participation in the film festival offers teenagers and young people the opportunity to look around and find the heroes of our time, whose lives provide inspiration [...]

18 10, 2023

For the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Dnieper, the film “Breakthrough” was screened at the Russian House in Brussels

2023-10-18T09:52:21+02:00October 18th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

The screening of the film "Breakthrough," which is the second part of the cinematic epic "The Liberation," took place at the Russian House in Brussels. The event was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Dnieper. The Battle of the Dnieper consisted of a series of interconnected strategic operations during the Great Patriotic War, conducted in the second half of 1943 along the banks of the Dnieper River. As a result of the four-month-long operation, the Left-Bank Ukraine was almost entirely liberated from German forces. The cinematic epic "The Liberation" is an artistic narrative about the liberation [...]

22 09, 2023

Adventures in Russia: The Russian House Cinema Club in Brussels screened the documentary of “Russia Beyond”

2023-09-22T11:54:21+02:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Russian House News|

On September 21st, the Russian House Cinema Club in Brussels hosted a screening of the documentary film "Russia: 85 Adventures." This film was created by Russia Beyond, an international publishing project of the "Russian Newspaper". The authors selected eight of the most interesting adventures and combined them into one film.Adventures are a unique experience that anyone can undergo in various corners of our homeland. These include cultural, natural, extreme, historical, gastronomic, and many other adventures. The audience of the cinema club had the opportunity to attend high-altitude training in Dagestan, go fishing in Astrakhan, witness the casting of bells using ancient [...]

8 09, 2023

200th Anniversary of A.N. Ostrovsky: “Cruel Romance” at the Russian House Cinema Club in Brussels

2023-10-26T20:00:40+02:00September 8th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Library, Russian House News|

In the second part of the cinema club dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky, the Russian House in Brussels screened the melodrama "Cruel Romance," directed by Eldar Ryazanov and based on the play "Without a Dowry" by the great Russian playwright. The film, well-known to Russian audiences, also found favor among Belgian film enthusiasts. The splendid cast, including Larisa Guzeeva, Alisa Freindlich, and Nikita Mikhalkov, received a very favorable response from the guests at the Russian House in Brussels. After the screening, the audience passionately discussed the moral aspects of the plot, the artistry of the set [...]

4 09, 2023

For the 200th anniversary of A.N. Ostrovsky: the Russian House’s film club screened “The Marriage of Balzaminov”

2023-10-26T20:02:02+02:00September 4th, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Library, Russian House News|

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky, the film club at the Russian House in Brussels showcased the comedy "The Marriage of Balzaminov," directed by Konstantin Voinov and based on the famous Russian playwright's play of the same name. Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky is rightly called the founder of Russian national theater. His role in the development of Russian drama, stage art, and the entire national culture is hard to overestimate. A.N. Ostrovsky's plays, which have not lost their relevance, are still performed on the best theatrical stages today. After the screening, the audience had the opportunity to exchange [...]

1 09, 2023

A screening of films from the “Discovering Russia” series took place at the Russian House in Brussels,

2023-10-26T20:02:53+02:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: Cinema Club, Meet Russia, Russian House News|

The Russian House in Brussels hosted a screening of documentary films from the "Russia Today" channel, all collectively titled "Discovering Russia." Viewers had the opportunity to acquaint themselves with various regions of vast Russia, including the Republic of Adygea, the Yamal Peninsula, Yakutia, and the world's largest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal. The "Discovering Russia" project is carried out by the Russian English-language channel "Russia Today," which produces a whole series of programs about Russian regions. The Russian House in Brussels plans to continue screening documentaries from this series so that Belgian viewers can see as many corners of the beautiful [...]

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