• Offret // The Sacrifice

    Finally, I discovered the world of creativity of Andrei Tarkovsky! It’s very symbolic that my first experience was the last picture of him — “Sacrifice”, filmed in 1986 in Swedish. Thanks to the Swedish Institute, the film was restored, and the project “Other Cinema” translated it into Russian. Now you can watch it on a big screen in Arkhangelsk.
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  • 19 books that still matter

    From the very first day, when I read my first word, and then the sentence, I passionately loved books. I fell in love with beautiful covers, page designs and especially their scent. However, I was hooked by the feelings that the reader feels at the end of the finished book. Thanks to my huge reading experience (for 17 years of reading in general), I realized that only a few books leave a mark on our lives, which is felt even years later. The plot and the content of the book can be forgotten through long years, but the mystical tremor from the title remains.

    I just wish that this list consisted not mainly of representatives from foreign countries but mostly of Russian.Read More