Pioner Cinema » Presentation of the book «Balabanov»

Pioner Cinema will introduce a new book «Balabanov» and the screening of the short movie «There used to be another time» («Ranshe bylo drugoe vremya»).

The book «Balabanov» features a collection of texts about Balabanov’s movies as well as his detailed biography in the context of Russian cinema of 1990s and 2000s.

The book will be presented by its author – Maria Kuvshinova, Lyubov Arkus – the editor-in-chief of «Seance» magazine, producer Sergei Selyanov and others.

«Balabanov» is dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the director, who passed away last year, and continues the «black series» by «Seance» magazine.

You can read a chapter from the book here.
«There used to be another time» («Ranshe bylo drugoe vremya») is Alexei Balabanov’s first short movie, made on graduating from the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors. It’s a story about strangers arguing at one of the cult restaurants of Sverdlovsk, while Vyacheslav Butusov and his band «Nautilus Pompilius» are performing their first hit songs.


  • 12 March
  • 21:30 Презентация книги «Балабанов» / 2014 / .