This year, the RIDM pays tribute to filmmaker Vitaly Mansky, whose keen eye and critical perspective on political questions is more necessary than ever before. Through his films, the Russian producer and director addresses complex questions with a cinematographic style that is at once persuasive and provocative.
His films Private Chronicles. Monologue (1999), Broadway. Black Sea (2002), Pipeline (2013), Under the Sun (2015), Close Relations (2016), Putin's Witnesses (2018) and his most recent opus Gorbachev. Heaven (2021) will feature in this retrospective of his work.
The Masterclass will be followed by a free screening of the film Close Relations that will start around 6:30PM.
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Vitaly Mansky is a leading figure of contemporary Russian documentary. For over three decades, this prolific Ukraine-born filmmaker and producer has...