Screening in the presence of director Alexander Rodnyansky
In 1991, the USSR collapsed and millions lost the country of their childhood. Rodnyansky embarks on a search for identity, exploring the effects of this los. Farewell, USSR is a beautiful, intimate, and intelligent work. (2 parts)
Screening in the presence of producer Alexander Rodnyansky
1945, Leningrad. Two friends, experiencing the scars of WWII, will have to face the past and find hope for the future. Beanpole is a stunning, profound, and heartfelt drama, masterfully directed, and boasting mesmerizing performances by the two young leads.
A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company.
Francisco Goya’s powerful vision and technical brilliance makes him one of the most admired and revered artists in the world today and indeed among the greatest painters to have lived. This film builds a fascinating portrait of the painter and the colourful world he painted.