Pioner Cinema » Special screenings for 9 May

In honor of Victory Day, Pioner will host screenings of traditional war movies at its summer outdoor theaters in Sokolniki Park and Gorky Park, as well as at Pioner on Kutuzovsky.

In the programme are four masterpieces of Soviet cinema: Sergey Bondarchuk’s legendary film “They Fought For Their Country” (1975), based on Mikhail Sholokhov’s novel of the same name; Larisa Shepitko’s “The Ascent,” winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival; Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov’s “Peace to Him Who Enters,” which won best foreign film at the Venice Film Festival; and a less well-known film from the 40s about life in Leningrad during the blockade, Viktor Eysymont’s “Once There Was a Girl” (1944).


8 May, 21:00 — “They Fought For Their Country” (1975) Sergey Bondarchuk (Pioner Open Air at Gorky Park and Sokolniki)

9 May, 21:00 – “Once There Was a Girl” (1944) Viktor Eysymont (Pioner Open Air at Gorky Park)

9 May, 21:00 – “Peace to Him Who Enters” (1961) Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov (Pioner Open Air at Park Sokolniki)

9 May, 14:00 — “The Ascent” (1976) Larisa Shepitko (Pioner on Kutuzovsky)

Entrance to the screenings is free of charge. Tickets can be obtained at all the theatre’s box offices an hour before the beginning of the screenings. All films will be show from 35mm originals.