Russian Film Festival 2012

The year 2012 commemorates the bicentenary of Russia's 1812 defeat of Napoleon, celebrates 70 years of Australia-Russia diplomatic relations and marks the ninth Russian Resurrection Film Festival. The largest festival of Russian Cinema outside of Russia today returns to screens Australia-wide this August and September sharing powerful cinematic moments in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.

This year our selection of films covers the grand scope of contemporary film making in Russia: 25 superb Russian national films offering a wide range of genres to cater to the most discerning cinematic tastes. Vysotsky, the most successful Russian box office film of 2011-2012 was written by Vysotsky's son Nikita and directed by Pyotr Buslov...


MELBOURNE 3 July – 14 July
CANBERRA 16 July – 21 July
SYDNEY 24 July – 7 Aug
BRISBANE 25 July – 4 Aug
PERTH 1 Aug – 11 Aug
BYRON BAY 2 Aug – 4 Aug