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The Russian Film Industry Under Putin

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Apr. 17, 2019
3:00pm – 4:00pm ET


5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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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.


Anton Dolin

Anton Dolin

Former George F. Kennan Fellow;
Film Critic and Chief Editor, Iskusstvo Kino
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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier US center for advanced research on Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the South Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange.  Read more

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