FAR FROM MOSCOW: FILM, MUSIC, FOOD, LIFE
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FAR FROM MOSCOW: FILM, MUSIC, FOOD, LIFE

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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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http://www.ffmfestival.com

A new wave of East European artists has appeared; the sounds and visions of the future. Please join us at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) for the FFM Festival. Experience and celebrate an alternative brand of Russian culture in film, music, cuisine, fashion, and comics. Join our non-profit cause to both sponsor and promote Pacific Rim arts.


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FFM FESTIVAL LINEUP

UCLA December 9-11 2016


DAY ONE. Friday December 9th

5PM Opening VIP Reception, James Bridges Theater


6PM Official Opening Film "Queen of Spades" /

Дама пик (dir. Pavel Lungin 2016)


7PM First Classical Concert,

Schoenberg Hall

$10 with student ID

--Phillip Kopachevsky, Piano

--Violinist Andrey Baranov,

winner of the Queen Elizabeth Competition
--Cellist Boris Andrianov

7PM First Russian Dinner

Place: Secret, elegant West Hollywood location. To be individually revealed after each purchase!

A remarkable team of Moscow chefs is coming to Los Angeles in December! They’re led by Igor Gubernsky, who oversees both the capital’s Taste of Moscow and the sprawling Gastronomic Festival, involving over more than fifty Russian restaurants––every year. Arriving with Igor are some stars from the White Rabbit restaurant – currently ranked #18 by “The World’s Fifty Best Restaurants.” They include Anatoly Kazakov (Russia’s Best Chef, 2012), Georgy Troyan (Russia’s Best Chef, 2015), and Sergey Lobachev (from Moscow’s TsDL – home to Moscow’s bohemian elite). Together they will showcase traditional a wide range of Russian dishes with a modern, global flair.




8PM Bravo (гр. БРАВО) El Rey Theater


DAY TWO. Saturday December 10th


11AM Early-Bird Film "The Groom" / Жених

(dir. Alexander Nezlobin 2016)


1PM Film "The Good Boy" /

Хороший мальчик (dir. Oksana Karas 2016)


2-10PM OPEN-AIR MUSIC: ALL DAY, ALL FREE!!

VENUE: UCLA FOWLER MUSEUM

http://www.fowler.ucla.edu

--Zola Jesus

--Mumiy Troll (Vladivostok)

--Mujuice (Moscow); Dza (Vladivostok)

---Maskeliade (Moscow)

--Shipsea (Riga)

--Katya Shilonosova.NV (Moscow)

--Pianoboy (Kiev)

--Lapti (Moscow)

--PLUS TWO U.S. ACTS TO BE ANNOUNCED!


2:10-2:30PM Popovich Pet Theater

(Teaser Show!)


3PM Popovich Pet Theater

(Full Theater)

4PM Film, "The Collector" /

Коллектор (dir. Aleksey Krasovsky 2016)


7PM Film, "The Student" / Ученик

(dir. Kirill Serebrennikov 2016)


7PM Second Classical Concert,

Schoenberg Hall

$10 with student ID

--Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky, soloist of the

Moscow State Academic Philharmonic

--Violinist Andrey Baranov, winner of the

Queen Elizabeth Competition

--Cellist Boris Andrianov


7PM Second Russian Dinner

Place: Secret, elegant West Hollywood location. To be individually revealed after each purchase!

A remarkable team of Moscow chefs is coming to Los Angeles in December! They’re led by Igor Gubernsky, who oversees both the capital’s Taste of Moscow and the sprawling Gastronomic Festival, involving over more than fifty Russian restaurants––every year. Arriving with Igor are some stars from the White Rabbit restaurant – currently ranked #18 by “The World’s Fifty Best Restaurants.” They include Anatoly Kazakov (Russia’s Best Chef, 2012), Georgy Troyan (Russia’s Best Chef, 2015), and Sergey Lobachev (from Moscow’s TsDL – home to Moscow’s bohemian elite). Together they will showcase a wide range of traditional Russian dishes with modern, global flair.

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DAY THREE: Sunday December 11


11:30AM Animation Family Showcase with "Masha and

the Bear" (Маша и медведь, 2016)

1:10-1:30PM Popovich Pet Theater

(Teaser Show!)

2PM Documentary Film, "Free to Rock" /

Свободу гитаре (dir. Nick Binkley, 2016)

4PM Musical Movie, "Vladivostok Vacation"

(dir. Danny Drysdale and Ilya Lagutenko 2016)

5PM Popovich Pet Theater (Full Theater)

6PM Film, "Icebreaker" / Ледокол

(dir. Nikolay Khomerki 2016)

6PM Third Classical Concert, Schoenberg Hall

$10 with student ID


--Boris Allakhverdyan (Clarinet)

--Alissa Margulis (Violin)

--Alexandre Bouzlov (Cello)

--Evgeny Tonkha (Cello)


8PM Modern Animation and Experimental

Cinema (MIEFF and EZScreenings)


1) FROM MIEFF (Moscow International Experimental

Film Festival)


--"Man with a Camera" (1929, dir. Dziga Vertov.

New music by Andrei Oid)

--"Estrangement" (2016, dir. Ekaterina

Anikina)

--"Three Dimensions of Time" (2016, dir. Pim Zwier)

--Showcases by Polina Kanis (St. Peterburg) and

Evgeny Granilshchikov (Moscow)

--"Ultraviolet" (dir. Anton Ginzburg. With live music)



2) From EZScreenings: Classic Russian and

Soviet Silent Cartoons with New Soundtracks


--"The Insects' Christmas" (Ladilas Starevich, 1912.

Music by Foresteppe [Berdsk])

--"Interplanetary Revolution" (Yury Merkulov, 1924.

Music by Hmot [Krasnoyarsk])

--"Terrible Vavila and Auntie Arina" (Nikolay Khodotaev, 1928.

Music by Pixelord [Novosibirsk])

--"The Adventures of Munchausen" (Daniil Cherkes, 1929.

Music by John's Kingdom [Mw])

--"One of Many" (Nikolay Khodotaev, 1927.

Music by Nocow [St. Pbg])

--"Demyan's Fiddle" (Alexander Bushkin, 1925.

Music by Andrei Oid [Riga/Moscow])

--"The Skating Rink" (Ivan Vanov-Vano, 1927.

Music by Piper Spray [Orenburg])

--"Samoyed Boy" (Zinaida Brumberg & Nikolay

Khodotaev, 1928. Music by Lapti [Moscow])



ALL THREE DAYS:

Countless Russian comics: poster size!


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