September 28 – November 30
From revolutionary classics to pioneering sci-fi epics
We mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution with this thrilling survey of one of the Golden Ages of world cinema, from revolutionary classics like Battleship Potemkin and Mother to risqué romantic comedies, psychological thrillers, and pioneering sci-fi epics.
The following Soviet Silent Cinema screenings will feature live instrumental accompaniment:
The first Toronto retrospective in 15 years devoted to the greatest postwar Soviet filmmaker, whose stark yet sumptuous, elemental yet metaphysical masterpieces placed him amongst the “poet geniuses” of the cinema.
On November 14, join us for a screening of Tarkovsky’s mesmerizing sci-fi epic Stalker, preceded by a talk by Robert Bird, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago.