Welcome to the 12th Russian Resurrection. We thought that last year would be difficult, but it proved to be our best year with audience attendance up across all Australian cities and the reconnaissance venture into New Zealand a resounding success. It is remarkable that even during times of economic turbulence, Russian cinema continues to thrive and produce challenging, complex and sophisticated stories. It provides audiences with a surprising diversity of voices and ideas that are present in Russian society today but invisible in mainstream perceptions.

In October and November the largest festival of Russian Cinema anywhere in the [Read more...]


Join us for Academy Award winning director's Nikita Mikhalkov new film " Sunstroke" and Pre-screening Vodka Cocktails and Blini Party

FilmFest is presenting a fun-filled combination of blinis, vodka cocktails and the best in modern Russian film at the VIP pre-screening party for the Russian Resurrection Film Festival at 4:45pm at Saturday October 31st at Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney

Hosted by festival assistant director Greg Dolgopolov, party attendees will be treated to a VIP cocktail and blini party before heading to the Australian premiere screening of Sunstroke. Sunstroke is an epic saga directed by Academy Award winning director Nikita Mikhalkov, taking place in 1920 in an imperial Russia on the verge of collapse.

Sunstroke Special Event includes entry to a film, blini party and vodka cocktails!

Tickets are $55. Book Now!

For further information, on VIP Membership Benefits and Special Events please visit filmfest.net.au/membership/