Russian Culture - Classical and Contemporary


Russian Film - Русское кино

Russian cinema has a long and influential history. For a brief history, click here. The first Russian film premiered in 1908. However, it was Soviet cinema that shook the world and influenced Western filmmaking, especially in the work of Sergei Eisenstein (pictured right).

For a remarkably rich, if ideosyncratic site with interesting Web resources, click on this link to Russian Cinema.


There are many ways to watch Russian movies on the Internet. Here is one called Russian Remote (in Russian).


You can browse through Russian DVDs and CDs - movies and music - in the collection of the online store Russian DVD (click here). For the English version of this site, click on the top: Switch to English.





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