Winner of the Jury Award at Venice and Russia’s official entry to the Oscars, Dear Comrades is playing around the city.
François Jacob’s new documentary is a very real portrayal of life in the industrial city of Norilsk, Russia.
A must see show about the dangers of tyrannical governments and censorship.
Visiting the old KGB Headquarters reveals horrors from Estonia’s past.
Tchaikovsky pieces as well as works never performed here on stage at Outremont this week.
An elderly man cares for two soldiers on opposite sides of the war in Georgia.
Stunning Russian ballet of Tolstoy novel wows our reviewer with its careful attention to mood and emotion.
Children 404 about gay teens in Russia screens at Cinema Politica.
Soviet émigrés Ilya and Emilia Kabakov make art that responds to their changing lives and experiences.
This winter’s lineup at the Concordia branch of Cinema Politica has films about refugees, the justice system, and gender. Get inspired and get informed.
Review of latest circus at Tohu by Australian troupe featuring choreography to work of Shostakovich.
DVD part of series looking at WWII and its effects on various cities. This one focuses on Leningrad during its horrific siege
Ken “Gus” Gaucher learns TMI about Barbara Walters, prods the new PQ proposed budget, and discovers one thing he’ll have to cross off his bucket list.
I came for the coffee and stayed for the borscht, beignets, latkes, and kvass.
You don’t need to be from the Balkan region to dance your bureks off at The Balkan Gypsy Party’s multicultural monthly throwdown.