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  1. Putin’s Way (2015)

    Director
    Neil Docherty
    Subject
    History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 60 minutes), $19.99

    FRONTLINE investigates Vladimir Putin’s remarkable ascent from unemployed spy to modern-day czar, and the persistent accusations of criminality and corruption that have accompanied that rise. It traces...

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  2. Pride and Propaganda: Lgbt Rights in Russia Today (2014)

    Subject
    Law; Social Studies

    On the eve of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, a panel discusses the ongoing threats to LGBT rights in Russia, from the recent ‘homosexual propaganda’ law to the banning of gay pride parades. [94 minutes]

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  3. Russia on Four Wheels (2014)

    Subject
    Russian studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 100 minutes), £390.00

    In these two programmes two journalists, Justin Rowlatt and Anita Rani, set off across Russia on two road-trips across the world’s biggest countries. A former superpower and more recently a struggling...

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  4. Cold Fear: Gay Life in Russia (2014)

    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes), £195.00

    This documentary shows how many gay Russians live in fear of direct intimidation, persecution, violence and even murder. The film gives ordinary Russians a voice as it exposes a world of widespread...

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  5. Black Ice (2014)

    Subject
    Environmental science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 53 minutes), £39.00

    This film documents the non-violent attempts by Greenpeace activists to stop the Russians drilling for oil in the Arctic. As the sheet ice melts around the northernmost region of the world, oil companies see...

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  6. Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)

    Director
    Mike Lerner; Maxim Pozdorovkin
    Subject
    Politics & government; Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 88 minutes), £12.99

    PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER is a documentary about the Russian punk rock group and feminist collective. In February 2012 three members of band performed at Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour where they...

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  7. Soviet Influence, The: Battleship Potemkin / Drifters (2012)

    Director
    Sergei Eisenstein; John Grierson
    Subject
    Film studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 124 minutes), £19.99

    The second in the BFI’s series looking at the influence of silent Soviet films on British filmmakers of the 1930s pairs Sergei Eisenstein’s 1929 film BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (BRONENOSETS POTEMKIN) with John...

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  8. Inside the National State Hermitage Museum (2012)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes), £195.00

    This programme visits the National State Hermitage in St. Petersburg, which is one of the world’s oldest museums, boasting three million artefacts of art and antiquity, including tattooed mummies, items...

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  9. Khodorkovsky (2012)

    Director
    Cyril Tuschi
    Subject
    Politics & government; Russian studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 111 minutes), £17.99

    Documentary about the rise and fall of former Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who shot to the upper echelons of Russia’s wealthy elite before being imprisoned. Though Khodorkovsky was officially...

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  10. Putin, Russia and the West (2012)

    Producer
    Norma Percy; Brian Lapping
    Subject
    Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 240 minutes), £780.00

    This series tells the inside story of how Vladimir Putin, a consummate political operator with a background in the KGB, become a valued ally of the West. After eight years as President of Russia and four...

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