Russian Animation Festival

May 12, 2012

The Films of Yuri Norstein

A selection of films by the award-winning Russian animator Yuri Norstein

Art - There once was a dog (Eduard Nazarov, 1982)

Award-winning Russian animated film based on a Ukrainian folk tale.

Art - Vampires of Geona & The Masters of Geona (Gennady Tishchenko)

The Best Sci-fi cartoons you have EVER SEEN!

Art - Butterfly (Andrei Khrzhanovskiy, 1972)

A metaphor for constructive self-annihilation

Art - Soviet Toys (Dziga Vertov, 1924)

Important early animations made by the director of Man With A Movie Camera

Art - Contact (Vladimir Tarasov, 1978)

An alien spaceship lands in the country side where John Lennon enjoys a peaceful landscape. Makes sense, right?

May 13, 2012

The Films of Sergei Paradjanov

A selection of short films by the legendary Armenian surrealist, Sergei Paradjanov

Art - Hypn-eroto-machia (Andrey Svislotsky, 1991)

The muddle of different dreams of a man, a woman and a dog. Every dream is full of melancholy in the evening, sensuality at night and nightmares before the sunrise.

The Films Of Fyodor Khitruk

Director of the Russian Winnie The Pooh + so many more.

The Films Of Garri Bardin

Matches, Rope, and Clay take on a new life!