Russian

The Interpreter

About the Film 

Odd-couple companions—a Nazi officer's son and his Jewish translator—roam the Slovak countryside, in this bittersweet road movie that explores memory, trauma and guilt through the shared history of characters seeking to bridge differences and reclaim their humanity.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
114 minutes

Sobibor

About the Film 
A Soviet-Jewish prisoner-of-war spearheads a revolt and escape from the inhuman conditions in a concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, in this true story of the most successful Nazi death camp uprising, and Russia’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
117 minutes

Vanity of Vanities

About the Film 
An imaginative, Chagall-esque depiction of love and tradition in a provincial Russian town, this charming and humorous folktale is relayed with playful animation and a delightful klezmer score, yielding a memorable work of art.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
19 minutes