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State Funeral

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This captivating time capsule of the Soviet Union circa 1953 is a staggering feat of archive documentary.

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State Funeral – first look review

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A chilling doc on the bizarre spectacle of the Russian people grieving over the death of Stalin.

Programmers Picks from the 2018 BFI London Film Festival

By Anton Bitel

Personal recommendations to seek out during the upcoming edition of the UK’s biggest film event.

A Gentle Creature – first look review

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Corruption and vice reign supreme in Sergei Loznitsa’s punishingly bleak descent into the bowels of Russia.


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An popular uprising in Ukraine is captured by the calm, collected director Sergei Loznitsa in all its abject horror.

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