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May 2018
£48
  • DINING & TALK: Table 55: Brough Scott

    Ognisko Polskie

  • May 29 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Entry price includes a welcome drink & a 3 course dinner with wine. The next meeting of the Ognisko dining club, Table 55, will be held in May with a bespoke menu produced by Jan Woroniecki and Ognisko Restaurant. The event will be held in the Salonik and as the space is limited the numbers able to attend will be limited to around 30. Our speaker will be Brough Scott author of “Churchill at the Gallop”. He will be speaking…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Courier’ (1986) by Karin Shakhnazarov

    Regent St. Cinema

  • May 30 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Special prize winner at the 15th Moscow Film Festival, Shakhnazarov’s witty comedy, a Russian equivalent of The Breakfast Club,  follows teenager Ivan Miroshnikov, who dealing with his parents’ divorce and failing to make it into university, get a job as a delivery boy. He is ironic, careless, provocative. He meets Adidas clad Katya, daughter of a famous professor. He falls for her. They start to date but his interest in her fades when he realises she isn’t really a rebel.…

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June 2018
£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Is It Easy to be Young’ (1987) by Juris Podnieks

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 6 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    This ground-breaking Latvian documentary by Juris Podnieks starts at a concert of the banned rock band, Perkons. When a train carriage is vandalised after the concert, Podnieks pulls together a patchwork of conversations with those caught up in its aftermath. Subjects include a teenager charged with hooliganism at the show trial, a young filmmaker, a mother worried about her child after Chernobyl, a follower of Hari Krishna, young soldiers returning from military service in Afghanistan. The film builds a series…

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  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Assa’ (1987) by Sergei Solovev

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 13 7:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    This cult crime film is widely seen as bringing Russian rock music from the underground into the mainstream. The main plot takes place in winter of 1980 and tells the story of a young nurse (Tatyana Drubich) who stays in Yalta with her patient and lover, Krymov, head of a criminal gang.  She meets Bananan, an eccentric young rock musician, who introduces her to Soviet counterculture. When Krymov discovers their connection, he plans to murder Bananan. Dashingly post-modernist in style,…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘The Needle’ (1988) by Rashid Nugmanov

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 20 7:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize in Cannes, part Pulp Fiction, part Betty Blue, Naugmanov’s film charts the attempt of enigmatic drifter, Moro, who returns to Almaty to get his ex-girlfriend off heroin. The couple escape to the Aral Sea but find that the sea has all but disappeared. When they return to the city, the mafia are waiting for them. Boasting brilliant and dangerous performances from Soviet rock stars, Viktor Tsoi as Moro and Peter Mamonov of Zvuki…

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  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Little Vera’ (1988) by Vasili Pichul

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 27 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Famous for being the first Soviet film to show frontal nudity, Little Vera, played by Natalya Negoda, is a small-town girl trapped in the soul-deadening environment of a provincial port town. A chance meeting with handsome student Sergei makes her claim she is pregnant. He obligingly marries her and moves in with her dysfunctional family. Violence ensues when Natalya’s drunken father stabs Sergei.  Persuaded to lie about the incident by her mother and coming to realise her genuine love for…

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