Over 60 Countries Buy Screening Rights for Russian-Made ‘Viking’

Screening rights for the Russian film "Viking" have been sold to over 60 countries, according to a press release from Channel 1

Cinema Tram is Right on Track in Russia's Vladikavkaz

Russia’s first cinema tram has begun trundling through the streets of Vladikavkaz

Keanu Reeves Reveals New Details on Upcoming Thriller 'Siberia'

Actor Keanu Reeves spoke with the Russian Izvestia newspaper about the filming of the romantic thriller "Siberia" in which he plays the main role

Ralph Fiennes Discusses Drunk Russians and Russian Films

British actor and director Ralph Fiennes spoke about his love for the Russian comedy “Gorko!” and compared the ability of Russians, Brits and the Irish to get drunk

Keanu Reeves to Star in Romantic Thriller ‘Siberia’

Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves will star in the romantic thriller "Siberia,” Variety reported

Italian Actress Monica Bellucci Willing to Star in Russian Films

The actress added that there are a lot of visionary cinematographers in Russia

Nicolas Cage: ‘I Love Dostoyevsky and Russian Ballet’

Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage recently admitted that he would like to read the original versions of Dostoyevsky’s masterpieces

Moscow’s Pioner Cinema Among Europe’s Best Arthouse Theatres

Travel guide publisher Spotted by Locals has included Moscow’s Pioner Cinema in its list of 48 best art film theatres in Europe

Signs in Russia’s Yekaterinburg Turn Into ‘Captchas’

The replacement of the usual signs with stylised ones is part of a promotional campaign for the new movie “Ghost in the Shell,” which premieres on Mar. 30

Viacom to Broadcast Spike TV Channel in Russia

US holding Viacom International Media Networks has announced plans to broadcast the television channel Spike in Russia and the CIS

Trailer for ‘Stalin’s Couch’ Movie with Depardieu Released

A trailer for Fanny Ardant’s film about Stalin with English subtitles called “Le Divan de Staline” starring Gerard Depardieu as Stalin has appeared on the Internet

‘Paradise’ by Russia’s Konchalovsky Shortlisted for Oscar

The Russian film “Paradise,” directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, has been included on the shortlist for an Oscar prize in the category for “Best Foreign Language Film”

Amazon Prime Video Is Now Available in Russia

The Amazon Prime Video streaming service is now available in more than 200 countries around the world, including Russia

Ivi Launches Russian Film Channel in US, Europe

Online streaming service Ivi.tv has created another website to promote Russian movies to Russian-speaking audiences in North America and Europe

In the Land of the Unicorn

Russian Film Week draws to a close in London

St. Petersburg Cultural Forum Brings Together 91 Countries

St. Petersburg hosted the Fifth International Cultural Forum which brought together participants from 91 countries, ranging from Iceland to South Africa

Russian Film Week to Open in London

London will host Russian Film Week from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4

Konchalovsky’s ‘Paradise’ Wins Award at Argentinean Film Festival

Andrey Konchalovsky’s film “Paradise” won the Silver Astor award for Best Screenplay at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina

The First Interactive Film to Be Shown in Russia

The Karo cinema chain will begin screening the world’s first interactive film, “Late Shift,” on Nov. 24

Lebanon to Host First Russian Film Festival

From Oct. 24–28, 2016, Beirut will host “Five Years in Five Days,” the first Russian film festival in Lebanon

Shout! Factory Acquires Distribution Rights to Russian ‘Kikoriki’ Franchise

The American company Shout! Factory has acquired the distribution rights to two Russian feature-length animated films from the popular “Kikoriki” series

Russian Online Video Streaming Service Ivi.ru Launches in France

The leading Russian online video streaming service Ivi.ru has expanded into its first foreign market