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Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 1
Against the Current, 27 min. A film about ecological crime and how the residents of Kirishi protested a local chemical plant. The Wood Goblin, 18 min. For 15 years a former WWII tank commander lived alone in the woods after a smear campaign removed him from his Communist party position.
Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 2:The Temple
Part of the Series: Glasnost Film Festival
The Temple , 8 min. A strikingly beautiful film about the 1000th anniversary of Christianity in Russia and the role of religion in Soviet society.
Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 3
The Tailor, 50 min. A sobering look at the spiritual void and disillusionment of middle-aged Soviet adults, many of whom became aged before their time. Early on Sunday, 16 min. A wonderful portrait of old village women, whose unpretentious observations about life, love and perestroika evoke laughter and compassion.
Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 5
Scenes at a Fountain , 28 min. Dramatically portrays the bold, yet primitive efforts to cap the world's largest natural gas fire on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The Limit, 15 min. A horrifying look at the personal catastrophe of alcoholism on the lives of a number of people…
Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 6
And the Past Seems But a Dream, 87 min. A 50-year reunion of former residents of Igarka reveals a time that was a painful nightmare and the complicated attitudes of people towards Stalin. Theatre Square, 28 min. Without any narration or interviews, this film presents the images and sounds of…
Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 7
BlacK Square, 56 min. The story of Russia's artistic avant-garde from the 1950's to the 1970's, when their works were condemned or destroyed. Dialogues, 28 min A bacchanal of rock-jazz and new wave music erupts in an abandoned Leningrad palace, a demonstration of freer musical expression.
Glasnost Film Festival - Volume 8
This is How We Live, 30 min. A shocking look at young homegrownfascists and self-styled "punks" revealing the growing alienation among young people. Homecoming, 17 min. In words reminiscent of Vietnam veterans, Soviet veterans of the Afghan War describe their anguish upon their return from the battlefield.