Category Archives: Moscow

Biomechanics – Editing of new film

Working on and editing new film about “biomechanics” the acting techniques by Meyerhold. Just a small preview. This is an extended version (around 30 minutes) of the footage shot for the film Meyerhold Theatre and the Russian Avant-garde which I … Continue reading

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The Russian Theatre Film Series – Book Publication

This post first appeared on my blog but it is worth repeating to reach a different audience here. This book is the third by Michael Craig. The first being Journey to Ogasawara which was an account of the making of … Continue reading

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New books on Russian theatre in the pipeline

After the successful launch of Encounters with the Russian avant-garde two more books are in the pipeline. Both of them will be about Russian theatre and connected with the Russian Theatre documentary series. The first book is already two thirds … Continue reading

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Storm sweeping across Moscow

I couldn’t resist this as its one of the moments I sometimes miss when we have a dramatic weather front moving across the vista that we have from our balcony in Moscow A storm sweeping across Moscow – view from … Continue reading

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New Zones for Old

Zones were one of the prominent features of soviet life. A prison territory with its own rules and rituals and values, almost a culture within a culture – a colony. The film Stalker by Tarkovsky features a “zone”. It depicts … Continue reading

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