Table of contents:
- Human Voice
- David Lynch Week
- The woman in the room
- Conference of storytellers
- New Year's master classes at Novikov School
- Lambada market
Video: Tilda Swinton Buys An Ax, Diana Vishneva Dances Alone: what To Do From 15 To 20 December
When: December 15
A short film by Pedro Almodovar based on the play of the same name by Jean Cocteau. The main character, played by Tilda Swinton, froze in anticipation of her lover, who left her, but never returned to pick up her things and her faithful dog. Her loneliness interrupts his long-awaited call. Cocteau's play was filmed more than once: before Swinton, Anna Magnani and Ingrid Bergman played the main role - however, unlike them, the heroine of Almodovar is experiencing parting as a real woman of the new century.
David Lynch Week
When: December 17 - 23
On Thursday, Pioneer Cinema kicks off its special screening days, featuring the hoax director's major films, including his 1977 debut Eraser Head and the sequel to the cult series Twin Peaks: Fire Through. All films will be shown in English with Russian subtitles.
Alexander Tsypkin became seriously interested in the world of cinematography: the premiere of his new show #TsypKino took place on the YouTube channel of the writer and screenwriter, in which Russian directors present their short films. Ilya Tilkin became the hero of the first issue. For his film The Star, he wrote not only the script, but also the music. In an interview that followed the premiere, Alexander talked with Ilya about whether talent can always break through and whether it is right for a little-known actor to refuse roles that are not aesthetically close to him. The film and interviews will remain in the public domain.
The woman in the room
When: December 18
On Friday at 20:00, “New Year's Eve with Diana Vishneva” will take place, during which the modern dance star will present the video project “2020” of the Context Festival and will show the one-man show “Woman in the Room” staged by Karlin Karlson. The ballet was specially staged for Diana to the music of the Italian cellist and minimalist composer Giovanni Sollima. Anyone can join the broadcast using the link.
Conference of storytellers
When: December 19 and 20
Where: online from the Writers' House of Creativity in Peredelkino
On December 19 and 20, the renovated Peredelkino House of Creativity, together with the Fairy Tales at Home project, will hold the first Storytellers Conference. The creators of fairy tales, experts in folklore, psychology and philosophy will gather to understand what new tasks are facing fairy tales, whether there are ethical norms for fairy spaces, what significance fairy tales play for the upbringing of the next, "environmentally friendly" generation. Topics include the role of women in fairy tales, issues of new ethics, the transformation of mythical archetypes and the practical implementation of new fairy tale scenarios. The conference will be held online (you can join here), and at the same time, fairy readings will be held at the House of Creativity, at which Evgenia Borzykh, Varvara Chirkina and Miriam Sekhon will read their favorite texts.
New Year's master classes at Novikov School
When: all of December
Where: Novikov School, st. Bolshaya Yakimanka, 22
The culinary school Novikov School begins the season of festive master classes. On December 17 and 27, the brand-chef of the school, Artur Ovchinnikov, and his team will teach how to bake New Year's cupcakes, and on December 19, the Novikov School will host a children's lesson "Sweet Winter". The full program and tickets can be found here.
When: 19 and 20, 26 and 27 December
The last two weekends of the year on the 6th floor of Tsvetnoy will host the festive Lambada. We go for gifts and at the same time support independent local brands. The organizers promise the most interesting sustainable fashion projects, New Year gifts, and the Christmas tree market.
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