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Eastern European Films

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1944

1944

WW2 IN 1944, the bloodiest battle on the Eastern Front, not Germans, not Russians but small nations forced to fight for survival.

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A Call Girl

A Call Girl

Working as a prostitute, Alexandra's life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, confusion and responsibility.

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Afterimage

Afterimage

A story of a well-known Polish avant-garde painter who opposed the Stalinist social realistic styleand maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

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Alexander Nevsky

Alexander Nevsky

Sergei Eisenstein's landmark tale of Russia thwarting the German invasion of the 13th century.

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Art Talent Show

Art Talent Show

A "witty, Wiseman-esque" look at a visual art school's staff as they decide which students to admit for the coming academic year.

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As If I Am Not There

As If I Am Not There

After just moving to Sarajevo, a young woman is imprisoned in a Bosnian war camp.

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Bad Roads

Bad Roads

Four short stories set along the roads of Donbass during the war. Ukraine's official 2022 Oscar submission.

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Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls

Blizzard of Souls pays stark witness to the horrors and brutality of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of an innocent 17-year-old farm-boy turned soldier.

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Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Fresh out of a youth detention center and unfit to serve in the clergy, Daniel impersonates a priest in a village parish. Academy Award nominee.

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Day and Night

Day and Night

An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them

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Donbass

Donbass

In eastern Ukraine, society begins to degrade as the effects of propaganda and manipulation begin to surface in this post-truth era.

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Fear

Fear

A headstrong widow in a small Bulgarian village takes in an African migrant, stoking strong reactions from the villagers.

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Freedom's Fury

Freedom's Fury

Hungary’s 1956 Revolution was crushed by Soviet tanks and guns. Two weeks later at the Melbourne Olympics, the Hungarian and Soviet waterpolo teams would meet in a showdown that is know as "the Bloo...

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Glory

Glory

A good deed and a missing watch morally entangle the lives of a railroad worker and a workaholic PR executive.

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How I Ended This Summer

How I Ended This Summer

Against the haunting backdrop of an Artic outpost, 2 men with fiery tempers ignite in a deadly conflict. A handsome newcomer threatens the hostile veteran amidst thick fog, sharp rocks, and the mercil...

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In the Name of

In the Name of

A Catholic priest in rural Poland must face the truth of his own sexuality when he meets an intriguing young local.

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Iron Curtain Collection

Iron Curtain Collection

The Iron Curtain Collection explores the profundity of the Cold War and its far-reaching effects on Eastern Europe.

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Karl Marx City

Karl Marx City

25 years after the collapse of the GDR, filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father’s suicide and his rumored Stasi past.

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Line 41

Line 41

LINE 41 documents a Holocaust and Lodz Ghetto survivor's return back to today's Lodz (Poland)

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Love Me

Love Me

Sasha is an attractive young Ukranian woman who finally decides to end her dead-end relationship with a married man. Cemal, bound by tradition to marry a girl he's never met, is dragged by his uncle a...

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Mellow Mud

Mellow Mud

After the death of their father, Raya and her younger brother Robis set-off to find their biological mother after she abandoned them.

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Minkowski Saga

Minkowski Saga

Opera conductor Marc Minkowski uncovers his family's buried legacy amongst Warsaw's high society.

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Miracle

Miracle

A young nun sneaks out of her monastery to attend an urgent matter but never makes it back. A police detective's investigation uncovers revelations.

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Nina

Nina

NINA is a LGBTQ debut feature, painting a sensitive portrait of a strong yet confused woman trapped in her role as a wife and daughter.

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October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

Eisenstein's classic film about the Russian revolution.

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Poppy Field

Poppy Field

A gay police officer in Romania has to contend with the different parts of his personality in this thrilling drama.

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Protektor

Protektor

A Czech journalist joins a Prague radio station that broadcasts Nazi propaganda in order to protect his Jewish wife.

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Reflection

Reflection

Ukrainian surgeon Serhiy is captured by the Russian military forces in the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine and exposed to horrifying scenes of violence.

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Servants

Servants

Two students of a theological seminary in cold war Czechoslovakia must decide if they will collaborate, or attempt to resist the secret police.

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Shtetlers

Shtetlers

For several centuries and until the fall of the Soviet Union, shtetls were inhabited by tight-knit Yiddish-speaking communities.

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The Chronicles of Melanie

The Chronicles of Melanie

The Earth is Blue as an Orange

The Earth is Blue as an Orange

To cope with the daily trauma of living in a war-zone, Anna and her children make a film together about their life in the most surreal surroundings.

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The Gambler

The Gambler

An expert ambulance driver creates an illegal game betting on the lives he is trying to save in order to fund his gambling addiction.

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The Lesson

The Lesson

A school teacher's morality is turned upside down when she takes drastic measures to stop the foreclosure of her home.

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The Way I Spent the End of the World

The Way I Spent the End of the World

In communist era Romania, people live with hope for a new life of freedom as a group of young children devise a plan to kill their dictator.

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Ukrainian Conflict Collection

Ukrainian Conflict Collection

This collection of new, critically-acclaimed Ukrainian films depicts the experience of Ukrainians in the Donbass.

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Unidentified

Unidentified

A dark, propulsive thriller about corruption and racism in Romania’s police force.

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Watchtower

Watchtower

A troubled young hostess is rescued from a shocking calamity by a fire warden fighting demons of his own.

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Winter Flies

Winter Flies

Two mischievous adolescent boys embark on a journey of imaginative misadventure and coming-of-age self-discovery.

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Within the Whirlwind

Within the Whirlwind

During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the c...

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