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Alexander Yatsenko Wins Best Male Actor in Chicago

October 21, 2017
Actor Alexander Yatsenko won the Best Male Actor award ("Arrhythmia") at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. The film was a participant in the main event program. Boris Khlebnikov’s "Arrhythmia" triumphed at the 28th...

“Salyut 7” Became Top Grossing Film on Its Opening Weekend

October 17, 2017
The space disaster film "Salyut 7", which launched in Russian theatres on October 12, became the top-grossing film on its opening weekend (October 12–15), with a revenue of 246,543,281 rubles. In the CIS countries, the film grossed...

First Screening of “Arrhythmia”

September 27, 2017
September 26, Moscow. Yesterday, "Karo 11 Oktyabr" hosted the first screening of "Arrhythmia", the winner of the 28th Kinotavr Open Russian Film Festival, 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 7th Sakhalin Krai Sveta International Film Festival,...

Largest Russian Film Distributors Form an Association

September 18, 2017
Six largest film distribution companies have joined efforts to form the Association of Film Distributors. The members of the Association are: Vadim Smirnov (20th Century Fox CIS), Alexey Ryazantsev (Karo Premiere), Sergey Selyanov (Nashe Kino), Anton Sirenko (Walt Disney Studios...

“Salyut 7”: Second Trailer

September 14, 2017
CTB Film Company, Lemonfilms Studio, and Rossiya TV, with support from the Film Foundation, present "Salyut 7", a film based on historic events, which tells the story of the most heroic and tense mission in the...

First Screening of The Partner

September 12, 2017
On September 11, "Karo Oktyabr 11" hosted the premiere screening of the science-fiction comedy The Partner, the first Russian film project featuring a hundred-percent CG protagonist. Actor Sergey Garmash lent his voice and facial expressions to...

Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘Arrhythmia’

July 4, 2017
Russian director Boris Khlebinov's compelling, engagingly acted new drama takes a failing marriage into the emergency room. Proving that not all Russian relationship dramas have to be gloomy Chekhovian chamber pieces, writer-director Boris Khlebnikov returns to Karlovy Vary, where both...

Grand Prix of Kinotavr Film Festival Awarded to “Arrhythmia”

June 14, 2017
The closing ceremony of the 28th Open Kinotavr Film Festival took place in Zimny Theater in Sochi. The jury — producer Igor Mishin, director Alexander Veledinky, cameraman Igor Griniakin, actress Yulia Peresild, screenwriter Alexander Rodionov, film expert Nancy Condee, and...

A Follow Up on the Premiere Screening of Petersburg. A Selfie in Moscow

September 14, 2016
On September 13, KARO Oktyabr Center held the premiere screening of Petersburg. A Selfie. The film was introduced by the following cast and crew members: directors Renata Litvinova, Avdotia Smirnova, Natalia Kudriashova, Natalia Nazarova, producers Sergey Selianov and Natalia Drozd, actresses...

Today Is Producer Sergey Selyanov’s Birthday

August 21, 2016
The man behind over 120 films, more than a hundred awards from all over the world, most culturally significant films of the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. The creator of CTB Film Company, Melnitsa Studio, and Nashe Kino distribution company, producer...