The Russian Film Industry Under Putin
Is Russian filmmaking in decline, as its numerous critics believe, or is it rising from its knees, as the Russian authorities claim? Anton Dolin, film critic and chief editor of Russia’s oldest film magazine “Iskusstvo Kino” (The Art of Cinema), discussed the ups and downs of the Putin-era filmmaking – from experimental and independent cinema to record-breaking blockbusters.
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